The Resource Hip Figures : a Literary History of the Democratic Party, (ebook)

Hip Figures : a Literary History of the Democratic Party, (ebook)

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Hip Figures : a Literary History of the Democratic Party
Title
Hip Figures
Title remainder
a Literary History of the Democratic Party
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hip Figures dramatically alters our understanding of the postwar American novel by showing how it mobilized fantasies of black style on behalf of the Democratic Party. Fascinated by jazz, rhythm and blues, and rock and roll, novelists such as Norman Mailer, Ralph Ellison, John Updike, and Joan Didion turned to hip culture to negotiate the voter realignments then reshaping national politics. Figuratively transporting white professionals and managers into the skins of African Americans, these novelists and many others insisted on their own importance to the ambitions of a party dependent on coalition-building but not fully committed to integration. Arbiters of hip for readers who weren't, they effectively branded and marketed the liberalism of their moment-and ours
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Szalay, Michael
Dewey number
  • 810.9/358
  • 810.9358
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Democratic Party (U.S.)
  • American fiction
  • Politics and literature
  • African Americans in literature
  • Popular culture in literature
  • Liberalism in literature
  • Race in literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Hip Figures : a Literary History of the Democratic Party, (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804782616
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891021
Specific material designation
remote
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11891021
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MWT11891021
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hip Figures : a Literary History of the Democratic Party, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804782616
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891021
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891021
System control number
MWT11891021
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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