The fabric of American literary realism : readymade clothing, social mobility, and assimilation /
"This volume traces the connections between the increased economic importance of the garment industry with the advent of a powerful movement towards literary realism in American fiction. This work examines the development of the American ideal from the "homespun" to the "ready ma...
Jefferson, N.C. :
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- Dress in the North American political imagination
- The discourse of dress and literary realism in the United States
- Henry James's old clothes
- From clothing to nothing : annihilating the self in Sister Carrie
- Dress and mobility in The rise of David Levinsky
- The financial and sartorial fictions of Anzia Yezierska
- The clothing of the American frontier, or, How the West was worn in Willa Cather
- Postscript: A scarf, A shawl, un rebozo.