The Novel and the Obscene
Sexual Subjects in American Modernism
Florence Dore

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The Novel and the Obscene

Acknowledgments

Introduction: The Novel and the Symbolic: Sexual Logic in American Obscenity Law and Literature, 1900-1940

PART I: KNOWING

1.      Guilty Reading: Stupidity and Sex in Theodore Dreiser's Sister Carrie

2.      Ultimate Delicacy: Propriety and False Femininity in Willa Cather's The Professor's House

PART II: SEEING

3.      Counting as Decent: Obscenity and Masculinity in William Faulkner's Sanctuary

4.      A Gulf of Silence: Richard Wright's Native Son and Obscenity's Racial Demand

Appendix: Legal Cases Cited

Notes

Worked Cited

Index