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Real folks [electronic resource] : race and genre in the Great Depression /
Sonnet Retman.
imprint
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2011.
description
xiii, 322 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
9780822349259 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780822349440 (pbk. : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2011.
isbn
9780822349259 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822349440 (pbk. : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
"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?
catalogue key
8164201
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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