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The Resource Playing smart : New York women writers and modern magazine culture, Catherine Keyser, (electronic resource)

Playing smart : New York women writers and modern magazine culture, Catherine Keyser, (electronic resource)

Label
Playing smart : New York women writers and modern magazine culture
Title
Playing smart
Title remainder
New York women writers and modern magazine culture
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Keyser
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Dorothy Parker, Anita Loos, Lois Long, Jessie Fauset, Dawn Powell, Mary McCarthy, and others imagined New York as a place where they could claim professional status, define urban independence, and shrug off confining feminine roles. Their fiction raised questions about what it meant to be a woman in the public eye, how gender roles would change because men and women were working together, and how the growth of the magazine industry would affect women's relationships to their bodies and minds. Playing Smart celebrates their causes and careers and pays homage to their li
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1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keyser, Catherine
Dewey number
  • 810.9/9287
  • 810.99287
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Journalism and literature
  • American periodicals
  • Literature and society
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • United States
Label
Playing smart : New York women writers and modern magazine culture, Catherine Keyser, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 -- Thoroughly Modern Millay and Her Middlebrow Masquerades; 2 -- "This Unfortunate Exterior": Dorothy Parker, the Female Body, and Strategic Doubling; 3 -- "First Aid to Laughter": Jessie Fauset and the Racial Politics of Smartness; 4 -- The Indestructible Glamour Girl: Dawn Powell, Celebrity, and Counterpublics; 5 -- "Scratch a Socialist and You Find a Snob": Mary McCarthy, Irony, and Politics; Conclusion; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn774279007
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813551111
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774279007
Label
Playing smart : New York women writers and modern magazine culture, Catherine Keyser, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 -- Thoroughly Modern Millay and Her Middlebrow Masquerades; 2 -- "This Unfortunate Exterior": Dorothy Parker, the Female Body, and Strategic Doubling; 3 -- "First Aid to Laughter": Jessie Fauset and the Racial Politics of Smartness; 4 -- The Indestructible Glamour Girl: Dawn Powell, Celebrity, and Counterpublics; 5 -- "Scratch a Socialist and You Find a Snob": Mary McCarthy, Irony, and Politics; Conclusion; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn774279007
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813551111
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774279007

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