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Author Hirsh-Dickinson, Sally.

Title Dirty whites and dark secrets : sex and race in Peyton Place / Sally Hirsh-Dickinson
Published Durham, N.H. : University of New Hampshire Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 221 pages)
Series Revisiting New England: The new regionalism
Revisiting New England.
Contents Dark past, white lies: reconsidering the sources of scandal in Peyton Place -- The color of incest: sexual abuse, racial anxiety and the 1950s family in Peyton Place -- Domestic disturbances: rape, race, and Peyton Place -- The good rapist, the bad rapist, and the abortionist: Peyton Place's crisis of masculinity -- Home is where the haunt is: domestic space, race and the uncanny
Summary The first full-length scholarly study of Peyton Place, Grace Metalious's classic story of New England indiscretion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Metalious, Grace. Peyton Place.
Race in literature.
Sex in literature.
New England -- In literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1283309173
1611682150 (electronic bk.)
9781611682151 (electronic bk.)