The Resource Troublemakers : power, representation, and the fiction of the mass worker, William Scott

Troublemakers : power, representation, and the fiction of the mass worker, William Scott

Label
Troublemakers : power, representation, and the fiction of the mass worker
Title
Troublemakers
Title remainder
power, representation, and the fiction of the mass worker
Statement of responsibility
William Scott
Title variation
Power, representation, and the fiction of the mass worker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
William Scott & rsquo;s Troublemakers explores how a major change in the nature and forms of working-class power affected novels about U.S. industrial workers in the first half of the twentieth century. Analyzing portrayals of workers in such novels as Upton Sinclair & rsquo;s The Jungle, Ruth McKenney & rsquo;s Industrial Valley, and Jack London & rsquo;s The Iron Heel, William Scott moves beyond narrow depictions of these laborers to show their ability to resist exploitation through their direct actions & mdash;sit-down strikes, sabotage, and other spontaneous acts of rank-and-file & ldquo;troublemakin
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
813/.5209352623
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.W64
LC item number
S36 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
American literatures initiative
Label
Troublemakers : power, representation, and the fiction of the mass worker, William Scott
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
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
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction: Power--Representation--Fiction; Part One -- The Making of the Mass Worker; 1 -- The Powerless Worker and the Failure of Political Representation: "The lowest and most degraded of human beasts"; 2 -- 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; 3 -- The Disempowering Worker and the Aesthetic Representation of Industrial Unionism: "I am the book that has no end!"
  • 4 -- 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; Notes; Works Cited; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn777375541
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 284 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813553139
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jxsdn
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26091252
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)777375541
  • pebcs081355313X

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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