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Title Literature of protest / editor, Kimberly Drake.

Publication Info. Ipswich, Mass. : Salem Press, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource.
Series Critical insights
Critical insights.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents On the Literature of Protest: Words as Weapons -- Countering the Rhetoric of Slavery: The Critical Roots and Critical Reception of UncleTom Cabin -- Brutish Behavior: Joseph Conrad, Mark Twain, and Anticolonial Protests, 1899- 905 -- Nella Larsen and Langston Hughes: Modernist Protest in the Harlem Renaissance -- The Meaning of Rape in Richard Wright Native Son? -- Radical and Nationalist Resistance in David Walker and Frederick Douglass Antislavery Narratives -- The New Woman Chafes against Her Bonds -- The Solidarity of Song: Proletarians, Poetry, and the Public Sphere of the Lawrence Textile Strike of 1912 -- Dystopia as Protest: Zamyatin We and Orwell Nineteen Eighty-Four -- Paranoia and Pacifism in E.E. Cummings The Enormous Room -- Holiness and Heresy: Viramontes, laVirgen, and the Mother-Daughter Bond -- Additional Works on the Literature of Protest -- Bibliography.
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Summary This book provides readers with essays that examine literature of protest, which are fiction and poetry works that emerged from minority social positions, critiqued majority status quo conditions, and presented radical and alternative views of the world. All of the essays conclude with a list of "Works Cited," along with endnotes.
Subject Protest literature, American -- History and criticism.
Justice, Administration of, in literature.
Social justice in literature.
Protest literature, English -- History and criticism.
Protest literature, Russian -- History and criticism.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
Added Author Drake, Kimberly, 1965-
ISBN 1429838426 (electronic bk.)
9781429838429 (electronic bk.)
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