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The twilight of the middle class [electronic resource] : post-World War II American fiction and white-collar work / Andrew Hoberek.

By: Hoberek, Andrew, 1967-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Princeton paperbacks: Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (x, 158 p.).ISBN: 9781400826810 (electronic bk.); 1400826810 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Middle class in literature | Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Literature and the war | White collar workers in literature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Twilight of the middle class.DDC classification: 813/.54093552 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: In The Twilight of the Middle Class, Andrew Hoberek challenges the commonly held notion that post-World War II American fiction eschewed the economic for the psychological or the spiritual. Reading works by Ayn Rand, Ralph Ellison, Saul Bellow, Phillip Roth, Flannery O'Connor, Thomas Pynchon, Don DeLillo, and others, he shows how both the form and content of postwar fiction responded to the transformation of the American middle class from small property owners to white-collar employees. In the process, he produces "compelling new accounts of identity politics and postmodernism that will be of.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [131]-154) and index.

In The Twilight of the Middle Class, Andrew Hoberek challenges the commonly held notion that post-World War II American fiction eschewed the economic for the psychological or the spiritual. Reading works by Ayn Rand, Ralph Ellison, Saul Bellow, Phillip Roth, Flannery O'Connor, Thomas Pynchon, Don DeLillo, and others, he shows how both the form and content of postwar fiction responded to the transformation of the American middle class from small property owners to white-collar employees. In the process, he produces "compelling new accounts of identity politics and postmodernism that will be of.

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The twilight of the middle class by Hoberek, Andrew, ©2005
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