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Subjectivity in the American Protest Novel

Authors: Drake, K.

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In the first major study of the twentieth-century American protest novel, Drake examines a group of authors who self-consciously exploited the revolutionary potential of the novel, transforming literary conventions concerning art and politics, readers and characters.

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KIMBERLY S. DRAKE Director of the Writing Program and Visiting Associate Professor at Scripps College, USA.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)
  • Introduction: Determinism, Double Consciousness, and the Construction of Subjectivity in American Protest Novels

    Pages 1-48

    Drake, Kimberly S.

  • Rape, Repression, and Remainder: Racial Trauma in Wright’s Early Novels

    Pages 49-88

    Drake, Kimberly S.

  • “Women on the Go”: Stereotype, Domesticity, and Street Culture in Ann Petry’s Fiction

    Pages 89-130

    Drake, Kimberly S.

  • “You Make Your Children Sick”: Domestic Ideology and Working-Class Female Identity in Tillie Olsen’s Yonnondio and Sarah E. Wright’s This Child’s Gonna Live

    Pages 131-174

    Drake, Kimberly S.

  • Doing Time in/as “The Monster”: Subjectivity and Abjection in Narratives of Incarceration

    Pages 175-197

    Drake, Kimberly S.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Subjectivity in the American Protest Novel
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-11830-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230118300
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-10716-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-29069-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 253
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