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Author Fisher, Laura R., author.

Title Reading for reform : the social work of literature in the Progressive Era / Laura R. Fisher.

Published Minneapolis ; London : University of Minnesota Press, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  810.90052 FISH    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for UniM Bail on 24-04-2019.
Physical description 307 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The politics of proximity -- Sites of contact: the settlement house -- The problem with comparison: the working girls' club -- Correlation and conformity: from the African American college to the Harlem Renaissance -- Forms of mediation: undercover literature -- Coda: Twenty-first century afterlives.
Subject American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Books and reading -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Social problems -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Variant Title Social work of literature in the Progressive Era.
ISBN 9781517903824 (hc)
1517903823 (hc)
9781517903831 (pb)
1517903831 (pb)