By Stephen Schryer
Linking literary and historic traits, Stephen Schryer underscores the exalted fantasies that arose from postwar American writers' new feel in their cultural venture. Hoping to remodel capitalism from inside, writers and critics attempted to domesticate aesthetically attuned execs who might disrupt the slender materialism of the bourgeoisie. examining Don DeLillo, Marge Piercy, Mary McCarthy, Saul Bellow, Ursula okay. Le Guin, Ralph Ellison, and Lionel Trilling, between others, Schryer unravels the postwar notion of yankee literature as a automobile for guide, whereas highlighting either the promise and flaws inherent during this vision.
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Fantasies of the New Class: Ideologies of Professionalism in Post-World War II American Fiction by Stephen Schryer