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Author Bachman, Erik M., 1981- author.

Title Literary obscenities : U.S. case law and naturalism after modernism / Erik M. Bachman.

Published University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2018]


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Physical description 1 online resource (196 pages) : illustrations.
Series Refiguring modernism ; 25
Refiguring modernism ; 25.
Books at JSTOR Open Access
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Getting off the page -- How to misbehave as a behaviorist (if you're Wyndham Lewis) -- Erskine Caldwell, smut, and the paperbacking of obscenity -- Sin, sex, and segregation in Lillian Smith's Silent south.
Summary "Examines U.S. obscenity trials in the early twentieth century and how they framed a wide-ranging debate about the printed word's power to deprave, offend, and shape behavior"--Provided by publisher.
NOTES This work is licensed by Knowledge Unlatched under a Creative Commons license
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Smith, Lillian (Lillian Eugenia), 1897-1966 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Sex in literature -- History -- 20th century.
Pornography in literature -- History -- 20th century.
Obscenity (Law) -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Naturalism in literature -- History -- 20th century.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780271081670 (electronic bk.)
0271081678 (electronic bk.)
9780271081694 (electronic bk.)
0271081694 (electronic bk.)
9780271080055 (electronic bk.)
0271080051 (electronic bk.)