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Author Keyser, Catherine, 1980-

Title Playing smart : New York women writers and modern magazine culture / Catherine Keyser

Publ Info New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PS151 .K49 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  PS151 K49 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 225 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction -- Thoroughly modern Millay and her middlebrow masquerades -- "This unfortunate exterior": Dorothy Parker, the female body, and strategic doubling -- "First aid to laughter": Jessie Fauset and the racial politics of smartness -- The indestructible glamour girl: Dawn Powell, celebrity, and counterpublics -- "Scratch a socialist and you find a snob": Mary McCarthy, irony, and politics -- Conclusion
LC subject American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Journalism and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century
American periodicals -- History -- 20th century
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Modernism (Literature) -- United States
ISBN 9780813547862 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813547865 (hardcover : alk. paper)