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The Resource Accident society : fiction, collectivity, and the production of chance, Jason Puskar, (electronic resource)

Accident society : fiction, collectivity, and the production of chance, Jason Puskar, (electronic resource)

Label
Accident society : fiction, collectivity, and the production of chance
Title
Accident society
Title remainder
fiction, collectivity, and the production of chance
Statement of responsibility
Jason Puskar
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Arguing that language and literature actively produced chance in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by categorising injuries and losses as innocent of design, this book reveals the extent to which American collectivity has depended on the literary production of chance
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Puskar, Jason Robert
Dewey number
813.009
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Chance in literature
  • Realism in literature
  • Literature and society
  • Literature and society
  • United States
Label
Accident society : fiction, collectivity, and the production of chance, Jason Puskar, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : writing the accident -- The insurance of the real : William Dean Howells -- Aimless battles : Stephen Crane -- Detecting "absolute chance" : Charles Peirce, Anna Katharine Green -- The feminization of chance : Edith Wharton, Crystal Eastman -- Performing the accident on purpose : Theodore Dreiser, James Cain
Control code
ocn769188203
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 269 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804778459
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769188203
Label
Accident society : fiction, collectivity, and the production of chance, Jason Puskar, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : writing the accident -- The insurance of the real : William Dean Howells -- Aimless battles : Stephen Crane -- Detecting "absolute chance" : Charles Peirce, Anna Katharine Green -- The feminization of chance : Edith Wharton, Crystal Eastman -- Performing the accident on purpose : Theodore Dreiser, James Cain
Control code
ocn769188203
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 269 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804778459
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769188203

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