Middlebrow moderns : popular American women writers of the 1920s / edited by Lisa Botshon & Meredith Goldsmith.

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Other Authors: Botshon, Lisa, 1967- Goldsmith, Meredith.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Boston : Northeastern University Press, [2003], ©2003.
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Table of Contents:
  • "Written with a hard and ruthless purpose" : Rose Wilder Lane, Edna Ferber and middlebrow regional fiction / Donna Campbell
  • The cosmopolitan regionalism of Zona Gale's Friendship Village / Deborah Lindsay Williams
  • Winnifred Eaton's "Japanese" novels as a field experiment / Dominika Ferens
  • Feminist new woman fiction in periodicals of the 1920's / Maureen Honey
  • Progressive middlebrow : Dorothy Canfield, women's magazines, and popular feminism in the twenties / Jaime Harker
  • "Lost among the ads" : Gentlemen prefer blondes and the politics of imitation / Sarah Churchwell
  • Edna Ferber's Cimarron, cultural authority, and 1920s western historical narratives / Heidi Kenaga
  • Anzia Yezierska and the marketing of the Jewish immigrant in 1920s Hollywood / Lisa Botshon
  • "An unwonted coquetry" : the commercial seductions of Jessie Fauset's The chinaberry tree / Susan Tomlinson
  • The wages of virtue : consumerism and class formation in Fannie Hurst's Back street / Stephanie Bower
  • Shopping to pass, passing to shop : consumer self-fashioning in the fiction of Nella Larsen / Meredith Goldsmith.