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Author Keyser, Catherine, 1980-
Title Playing smart [electronic resource] : New York women writers and modern magazine culture / Catherine Keyser.
Publication Info. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2010.
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Description xii, 225 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Thoroughly modern Millay and her middlebrow masquerades -- "This unfortunate exterior": Dorothy Parker, the female body, and strategic doubling -- "First aid to laughter": Jessie Fauset and the racial politics of smartness -- The indestructible glamour girl: Dawn Powell, celebrity, and counterpublics -- "Scratch a socialist and you find a snob": Mary McCarthy, irony, and politics -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Journalism and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
American periodicals -- History -- 20th century.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780813547862 (hardcover alk. paper)
0813547865 (hardcover alk. paper)
9780813551784
9780813551111 (e-book)
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