Class:A Guide Through the American Status System

Class:A Guide Through the American Status System
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作者: ,
出版社: Simon & Schuster US
1992-10
版次: 2
ISBN: 9780671792251
定价: 136.60
装帧: 平装
开本: 其他
纸张: 其他
页数: 202页
正文语种: 英语
  • In"Class"PaulFussellexplodesthesacredAmericanmythofsocialequalitywitheagle-eyedirreverenceandiconoclasticwit.Thisbestselling,superblyresearched,exquisitelyobservedguidetothesigns,symbols,andcustomsoftheAmericanclasssystemisalwaysoutrageouslyonthemarkasFussellshowsushowourstatusisrevealedbyeverythingwedo,say,andown.Hedescribesthehouses,objects,artifacts,speech,clothingstyles,andintellectualproclivitiesofAmericanclassesfromthetoptothebottomandeverybody--you'llsurelyrecognizeyourself--inbetween."Class"isguaranteedtoamuseandinfuriate,whetheryourclassissohighit'soutofsight(literally)oryouare,alas,asinkingvictimofproledrift. PaulFussell,critic,essayist,andculturalcommentator,hasrecentlywontheH.L.MenckenAwardoftheFreePressAssociation.AmonghisbooksareTheGreatWarandModemMemory,whichin1976wonboththeNationalBookCriticsCircleAwardandtheNationalBookAward;Abroad:BritishLiteraryTravelingBetweentheWars;Wartime:UnderstandingandBehaviorintheSecondWorldWar;and,mostrecently,BADor,TheDumbingofAmerica.HisessayshavebeencollectedinTheBoyScoutHandbookandOtherObservationsandThankGodfortheAtomBombandOtherEssays.HelivesinPhiladelphia,whereheteachesEnglishattheUniversityofPennsylvania.
  • 内容简介:
    In"Class"PaulFussellexplodesthesacredAmericanmythofsocialequalitywitheagle-eyedirreverenceandiconoclasticwit.Thisbestselling,superblyresearched,exquisitelyobservedguidetothesigns,symbols,andcustomsoftheAmericanclasssystemisalwaysoutrageouslyonthemarkasFussellshowsushowourstatusisrevealedbyeverythingwedo,say,andown.Hedescribesthehouses,objects,artifacts,speech,clothingstyles,andintellectualproclivitiesofAmericanclassesfromthetoptothebottomandeverybody--you'llsurelyrecognizeyourself--inbetween."Class"isguaranteedtoamuseandinfuriate,whetheryourclassissohighit'soutofsight(literally)oryouare,alas,asinkingvictimofproledrift.
  • 作者简介:
    PaulFussell,critic,essayist,andculturalcommentator,hasrecentlywontheH.L.MenckenAwardoftheFreePressAssociation.AmonghisbooksareTheGreatWarandModemMemory,whichin1976wonboththeNationalBookCriticsCircleAwardandtheNationalBookAward;Abroad:BritishLiteraryTravelingBetweentheWars;Wartime:UnderstandingandBehaviorintheSecondWorldWar;and,mostrecently,BADor,TheDumbingofAmerica.HisessayshavebeencollectedinTheBoyScoutHandbookandOtherObservationsandThankGodfortheAtomBombandOtherEssays.HelivesinPhiladelphia,whereheteachesEnglishattheUniversityofPennsylvania.
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