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Author Bachman, Erik M., 1981- author

Title Literary obscenities : U.S. case law and naturalism after modernism / Erik M. Bachman
Published University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (196 pages) : illustrations
Series Refiguring modernism ; 25
Refiguring modernism ; 25
Contents Getting off the page -- How to misbehave as a behaviorist (if you're Wyndham Lewis) -- Erskine Caldwell, smut, and the paperbacking of obscenity -- Sin, sex, and segregation in Lillian Smith's Silent south
Summary "Examines U.S. obscenity trials in the early twentieth century and how they framed a wide-ranging debate about the printed word's power to deprave, offend, and shape behavior"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 27, 2018)
Subject Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Smith, Lillian (Lillian Eugenia), 1897-1966 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Naturalism in literature -- History -- 20th century.
Obscenity (Law) -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Pornography in literature -- History -- 20th century.
Sex in literature -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017045208
ISBN 0271080051 (electronic bk.)
0271081678 (electronic bk.)
0271081694 (electronic bk.)
9780271080055 (electronic bk.)
9780271081670 (electronic bk.)
9780271081694 (electronic bk.)