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Author Nelson, Deborah, 1962-

Title Pursuing privacy in Cold War America / Deborah Nelson.

Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  811.5409355 N332p 2002    ---  Available
Description xxii, 209 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Gender and culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-200) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Reinventing privacy -- "Thirsting for the hierarchic privacy of Queen Victoria's century" : Robert Lowell and the transformations of privacy -- Penetrating privacy : confessional poetry, Griswold v. Connecticut, and containment ideology -- Confessions between a woman and her doctor : Roe v. Wade and the gender of privacy -- Confessing the ordinary : Paul Monette's Love alone and Bowers v. Hardwick-- an epilogue.
Subject American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Privacy in literature.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Privacy, Right of -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Privacy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Autobiography in literature.
Confession in literature.
Cold War in literature.
Self in literature.
Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Monette, Paul -- Criticism and interpretation.
Plath, Sylvia -- Criticism and interpretation.
Sexton, Anne -- Criticism and interpretation.
ISBN 0231111215 (paper)
0231111207 (cloth)
Standard No. UKM bA214356

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