Monday, August 11, 2008

Invisible Suburbs

Invisible Suburbs: Recovering Protest Fiction in the 1950s United States, edited by Josh Lukin, has just been published by the University Press of Mississippi.

Here's the Table of Contents:

Introduction: Thirty-Three Years of the Fifties
by Josh Lukin

Good Old Boy Masculinity and Same-Sex Desire in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and The Bitterweed Path
by Harry Thomas

Postwar Left Feminism and Antifascist Resistance in the Culture Work of Martha Dodd
by Kathlene McDonald

Anybody's Protest Novel: Chester Himes and the Prison of Authenticity
by Stephanie Brown

Rewriting Patriarchal Paradigms of Retardation in Elizabeth Spencer's The Light in the Piazza
by Ladislava Khailova

The Mid-century Pulp Novel and the Imagining of Lesbian Community
by Jennifer Worley

Afterword: The Conditions of Reception
Josh Lukin

Alluring, no? For more about the book, or to purchase it, go here.

1 comment:

Nancy Jane Moore said...

I must say the title of Josh's introduction -- "Thirty-Three Years of the Fifties" -- intrigues me no end.

Congrats on the book, Josh. Looks like good and intriguing scholarship to me.