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Scott, William, 1968-
Troublemakers : power, representation, and the fiction of the mass worker / William Scott
Alternate Title Power, representation, and the fiction of the mass worker
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PS374.W64 S36 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Working class in literature
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Power (Social sciences) in literature
Labor movement in literature
Work in literature
Social conflict in literature
Physical Description x, 284 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-275) and index
Contents Introduction -- Part one: The making of the mass worker. The powerless worker and the failure of political representation : "the lowest and most degraded of human beasts"; The empowered worker and the technological representation of capital : "out of this furnace, this metal." Part two: Strategy and structure at the point of production. The disempowering worker and the aesthetic representation of industrial unionism: "I am the book that has no end!" ; The powerful worker and the demand for economic representation: "they planned to use their flesh, their bones, as a barricade" -- Conclusion: Making trouble on a global scale
Note "American Literatures Initiative"--P.4 of cover
Alternate Author American Literatures Initiative

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