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Author Wood, Ruth Pirsig, 1945-

Title Lolita in Peyton Place : highbrow, middlebrow, and lowbrow novels of the 1950s / Ruth Pirsig Wood.

Published New York : Garland Pub., 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  813.5409 WOOD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 163 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Garland studies in American popular history and culture.
Garland studies in American popular history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-156) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Lolita in Peyton Place -- Ch. 2. Quintessential Middlebrow: The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit Does "The Best He Can with the World as He Sees It" -- Ch. 3. The Novel and Its Readership from Descartes to the Mauve Decade -- Ch. 4. The Shape of the Brows -- Ch. 5. Facing War in Fifties Fiction -- Ch. 6. The Divided Self -- Ch. 7. Highbrow, Lowbrow, and the Law -- Ch. 8. Mopping My Brows -- Appendix: The Fifties.
Subject American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Popular literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Best sellers -- United States -- Bibliography.
Moral conditions in literature.
Social values in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Ethics in literature.
ISBN 0815320612 (alk. paper)