Literature, Class, and Culture An Anthology

ISBN-10: 0321011635
ISBN-13: 9780321011633
Edition: 2001
List price: $91.00
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List price: $91.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/14/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 800
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Literature, Class, and Culture , the latest volume in the Literature and Culture Series, a series devoted to presenting thoughtful and diverse approaches to the presenting literature, is a thematic literature anthology that focuses solely on the consideration of class in "class-less" America. Through stories, poems, songs, and essays, these selections from Edith Wharton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Woody Guthrie, Toni Cade Bambara, Sholem Asch, Dorothy Allison, and others provoke readers to examine their own economic, political, and psychological circumstances. For anyone interested in the connection between literature, class, and culture.

Contents by Genre
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction
A Note on Organization
Bread, Land, and Station: Work and Class
The Golf Links
The Factory Girl
The Farmer Is the Man
Speech of January, 1840
from Bond and Free
The Tartarus of Maids
Casey Jones
from Boxcar Bertha, An Autobiography
Work Gangs
Filling Station
from Christ in Concrete
Sixteen Tons
Factory Work
Sand
The Apostate
Hard Travelin'
The Happiest Man on Earth
from Yonnondio
On the Line
Field Trip to the Rolling Mill, 1950
For Maude Callen: Nurse Midwife, Pineville, NC, 1951
Playing in the Mines
Bronzeville Woman in a Red Hat
9 to 5
Ella, in a Square Apron, along Highway 80
Counting Tips
from Inside the New York Telephone Company
Womanwork
Hanging In, Solo
The Circuit
So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs from Americans
Field Poem
His Own Society
Latero Story
The First Transplant
McDonald's--We Do It All for You
"Proud to Work for the University"
Edison, New Jersey
Clothes Make the Woman: The Social Dimensions of Class
from Landscape for a Good Woman
from Daughter of Earth
from A New Home--Who'll Follow?
Actress
Up the Coule
The Housekeeper's Lament
A Mistaken Charity
The Best China Saucer
South of the Slot
Bread and Roses
Soap and Water
The Ax-Helve
from Weeds
Bobbie
from The House of Mirth
To Elsie
Dirge
I Stand Here Ironing
from Barrio Boy
from The Group
The Children
As Children Together
3 A.M. Kitchen: My Father Talking
Visiting My Father in Florida
Digger Goes on Vacation
The Lesson
Yale: Reflections on Class in New Haven
Kiswana Browne
Money and Luck
Mama
Mom Luby and the Social Worker
from Betsey Brown
Off from Swing Shift
Galveston Bay
You Can Have It
Maybe
Our Life Is More Than Our Work
My Hometown
Consumers, 1965
K Mart
Mercedes-Benz
Growing Up Upper Class
The Rich: How They're Different ... Than They Used to Be
Who Me, Rich?
Rewards and Opportunities: The Politics and Economics of Class in the U.S.
What Working Class Is About
"Between the Workers and the Owners": Class Conflict
Life in the Iron-Mills
from The Gospel of Wealth
How I Became a Socialist
The Man with the Hoe
The Preacher and the Slave
Solidarity Forever
from The Autobiography of Mother Jones
Welfare Song
The Triangle Fire
War in Paterson
from Jews Without Money
I Want You Women Up North to Know
Barn Burning
from Southern Bitch
Which Side Are You On?
The Orange Bears
Picket Line in Autumn
In the Laundry Room
from Night Shift in a Pickle Factory
Pickle Belt
He Was When He Died
I Ain't Gonna Work on Maggie's Farm
Subway Conversations
The Boss
More Than a Paycheck
Subject to Change
The World We Dreamed Of
Allentown
The Blue-Collar Millionaire
Inland and the Titanic: A Comparison
Classic or Classy: Art and Class
from Culture and Anarchy
from Culture and Society: 1780-1950
Publication--is the Auction
A Wagner Matinee
The Password to Thought--to Culture
Johannesburg Mines
The Weary Blues
Ma Rainey
The Diamond as Big as the Ritz
I Was Marching
from Talks at the Yenan Forum on Literature and Art
Sing Me a Song with Social Significance
The Americano from Luzon
Art for Heart's Sake
Mining Camp Residents, West Virginia, July, 1935
Why I Am Not a Painter
Self-Portrait with Politics
The Aesthetics of Line Work
Heavy Machinery
The Country of Everyday: Literary Criticism
Miss Clairol
The Cultural Worker
Cowboy Poem
May's Poem
Why I Am a Poet
Writing About Literature and Culture
Credits
For Further Study
Index of Authors and Titles

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