Routledge transnational perspectives on American literature ; 17
Includes bibliographical references (p. -219) and index
Introduction: Pessimistic progressives -- Nature and apocalypse: Okies and the New Deal in California -- A tale of two camps -- Matter out of place -- Who stole the folk’s music? -- The WPA and the Southern country poor: life histories or case studies? -- The Southern life histories: the class factor -- The Dust Bowl on film -- Nature and naturalism in Steinbeck’s labor fiction -- Conclusion: Erosion and retrieval: poor white identity and the limits of literature.
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