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Protest and the Body in Melville, Dos Passos, and Hurston
     

Protest and the Body in Melville, Dos Passos, and Hurston

by Thomas McGlamery
 

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This book analyzes the work of Herman Melville, John Dos Passos, and Zora Neale Hurston alongside biographical materials and discourses on the body. Thomas McGlamery views each of these authors' literary output as an effort to "work through" the political meanings associated with the body, examining how they negotiate identities of class, gender, race, sexuality, and

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This book analyzes the work of Herman Melville, John Dos Passos, and Zora Neale Hurston alongside biographical materials and discourses on the body. Thomas McGlamery views each of these authors' literary output as an effort to "work through" the political meanings associated with the body, examining how they negotiate identities of class, gender, race, sexuality, and age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135877323
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/15/2013
Series:
Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Thomas McGlamery received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. He currently teaches at the University of Wisconsin--Madison.

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