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The female complaint the unfinished business of sentimentality in American culture

The female complaint the unfinished business of sentimentality in American culture

Berlant, Lauren Gail 1957-

Book. English.
Published Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2008
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Statement of responsibility: Lauren Berlant
Distributor: Chesham: Combined Academic [distributor], 2008
ISBN: 0822341840, 0822342022, 9780822341840, 9780822342021
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-346) and index
Physical Description: xiv, 353 p. ill. 24 cm
Subject: Sentimentalism; Sentimentalism in literature; Emotions; Mass media and women; Women in literature; Women Psychology; Women in motion pictures; Sentimentalism in motion pictures

Contents

  1. Poor Eliza
  2. Pax Americana : the case of Show boat
  3. National brands, national body : Imitation of life
  4. Uncle Sam needs a wife : citizenship and denegation
  5. Remembering love, forgetting everything else : Now, voyager
  6. "It's not the tragedies that kill us, it's the messes" : femininity, formalism, and Dorothy Parker
  7. The compulsion to repeat femininity : Landscape for a good woman and The life and loves of a she-devil.