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Book/Printed Material Real folks : race and genre in the Great Depression

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Title

  • Real folks : race and genre in the Great Depression

Names

  • Retman, Sonnet H., 1966-

Created / Published

  • Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2011.

Contents

  • "A combination madhouse, burlesque show and Coney Island" : the color question in George Schuyler's Black no more -- "Inanimate hideosities" : the burlesque of racial capitalism in Nathanael West's A cool million -- "The last American frontier" : mapping the folk in the Federal Writers' Project's Florida : a guide to the southernmost state -- "Ah gives myself de privilege to go" : navigating the field and the folk in Zora Neale Hurston's Mules and men -- "Am I laughing"? : burlesque incongruities of genre, gender, and audience in Preston Sturges's Sullivan's travels -- Afterpiece : the Coen brothers' Ol'-timey blues in O brother, where art thou?

Headings

  • -  American literature--African American authors--History and criticism
  • -  American literature--20th century--History and criticism
  • -  Folklore--United States--History--20th century
  • -  Literature and folklore--United States--History--20th century
  • -  United States--History--1933-1945

Notes

  • -  Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • -  Description based on print version record; resource not viewed.

Medium

  • 1 electronic resource (xiii, 322 pages )

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PS228.F64

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2020718008

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  • Unrestricted online access

Online Format

  • image
  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Retman, Sonnet H. Real folks: race and genre in the Great Depression. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020718008/.

APA citation style:

Retman, S. H. (2011) Real folks: race and genre in the Great Depression. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020718008/.

MLA citation style:

Retman, Sonnet H. Real folks: race and genre in the Great Depression. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2020718008/>.