The Resource The word on the streets : the American language of vernacular modernism, Brooks E. Hefner

The word on the streets : the American language of vernacular modernism, Brooks E. Hefner

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The word on the streets : the American language of vernacular modernism
Title
The word on the streets
Title remainder
the American language of vernacular modernism
Statement of responsibility
Brooks E. Hefner
Creator
Contributor
Author
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
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Hefner, Brooks E
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS228.M63
LC item number
H42 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • American literature
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Americanisms in literature
Label
The word on the streets : the American language of vernacular modernism, Brooks E. Hefner
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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  • txt
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Contents
Introduction: slanguage: toward a theory of American vernacular modernism -- "The steady reaching out for new and vivid forms": H. L. Mencken and the American revolution of the word -- "Never mind the comical stuff . . . they ain't no joke about this!": Ring Lardner, Anita Loos, and the comic origins of vernacular modernism -- "I didn't understand the words, but my voice was like dynamite": Anzia Yezierska, Mike Gold, and the Jewish American break with realism -- "Say it with lead": Carroll John Daly, Dashiell Hammett, and modernism's underworld vernacular -- "The necromancy of language": realist uplift and the urban vernacular in Rudolph Fisher and Claude McKay -- Conclusion: "but mostly U.S.A. is the speech of the people": modernism's familial
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813940427
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
Stock number
14673708
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(NhCcYBP)14673708
Label
The word on the streets : the American language of vernacular modernism, Brooks E. Hefner
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: slanguage: toward a theory of American vernacular modernism -- "The steady reaching out for new and vivid forms": H. L. Mencken and the American revolution of the word -- "Never mind the comical stuff . . . they ain't no joke about this!": Ring Lardner, Anita Loos, and the comic origins of vernacular modernism -- "I didn't understand the words, but my voice was like dynamite": Anzia Yezierska, Mike Gold, and the Jewish American break with realism -- "Say it with lead": Carroll John Daly, Dashiell Hammett, and modernism's underworld vernacular -- "The necromancy of language": realist uplift and the urban vernacular in Rudolph Fisher and Claude McKay -- Conclusion: "but mostly U.S.A. is the speech of the people": modernism's familial
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813940427
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
14673708
System control number
(NhCcYBP)14673708

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