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Author Devlin, Athena, 1967-

Title Between profits and primitivism : shaping white middle-class masculinity in the United States, 1880-1917 / Athena Devlin
Published New York : Routledge, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 174 pages) : illustrations
Series Literary criticism and cultural theory
Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Contents Managing the middle-class male body in the age of efficiency -- The male body and the market economy : valuating Dreiser's Cowperwood -- Male hysteria and the gendering of the subconscious -- Shapes that haunt the dusk : masculinity and the supernatural experience in fiction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-169) and index
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Subject Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 -- Characters -- Men
American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American prose literature -- History and criticism.
Human body in literature.
Masculinity in literature.
Men in literature.
Men, White, in literature.
Middle class men in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004018886
ISBN 020349122X
1135876843 (electronic bk.)
9781135876845 (electronic bk.)