Sensational Modernism: Experimental Fiction and Photography in Thirties America / Edition 1

Sensational Modernism: Experimental Fiction and Photography in Thirties America / Edition 1

by Joseph B. Entin
ISBN-10:
080785834X
ISBN-13:
9780807858349
Pub. Date:
09/03/2007
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
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Sensational Modernism: Experimental Fiction and Photography in Thirties America / Edition 1

Sensational Modernism: Experimental Fiction and Photography in Thirties America

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ISBN-13: 9780807858349
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 09/03/2007
Series: Cultural Studies of the United States Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     1
Scrutiny, Sentiment, Sensation: American Modernism and the Bodies of the Dispossessed     35
Sensational Contact: William Carlos Williams's Short Fiction and the Bodies of New Immigrants     76
Modernist Documentary: Aaron Siskind's Harlem Document     107
A Piece of the Body Torn Out by the Roots: James Agee, Tillie Olsen, William Faulkner, and the Contingencies of Working-Class Representation     141
Monstrous Modernism: Laboring Bodies, Wounded Workers, and Narrative Heterogeneity in Pietro di Donato's Christ in Concrete     181
No Man's Land: Richard Wright, Stereotype, and the Racial Politics of Sensational Modernism     215
Conclusion: Modernism, Poverty, and the Politics of Seeing     257
Notes     265
Index     311

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