By Michelle Tokarczyk
This publication is without doubt one of the first collections on a ignored box in American literature: that written via and concerning the working-class. reading literature from the 1850s to the current, participants use a wide selection of severe ways, increasing readers’ realizing of the serious lenses that may be utilized to working-class literature. Drawing upon theories of media reviews, postcolonial reviews, cultural geography, and masculinity experiences, the essays think of slave narratives, modern poetry and fiction, Depression-era newspaper performs, and ethnic American literature. Depicting the ways in which working-class writers render the lives, the quantity explores the query of what distinction type makes, and the way it intersects with gender, race, ethnicity, and geographical location.
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