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Hicks, Heather J.

The Culture of Soft Work

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Heather J. Hicks

2. “No Good to Anybody”: Player Piano, General Electric, and the Consumption of Work
Heather J. Hicks

3. Soft Soap, Snow Jobs, and Apartment Keys: Human Relations Management in Mid-Century Literature and Film
Heather J. Hicks

4. Automating Feminism: Self-Actualization versus the Post-Work Society in Joanna Russ’s The Female Man
Heather J. Hicks

5. A Cyborg’s Work Is Never Done: Programming Cyborgs, Workaholics, and Feminists in Marge Piercy’s He, She, and It
Heather J. Hicks

6. “Sleeping Beauty”: Corporate Culture, Race, and Reality in Michael Crichton’s Rising Sun and Tom Clancy’s Debt of Honor
Heather J. Hicks

7. Hoodoo Economics: On Management Gurus and Magical Black Men in Postmodern American Culture
Heather J. Hicks

8. Conclusion
Heather J. Hicks

Keywords: Literature, North American Literature, Fiction, Twentieth-Century Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
American Literature Readings in the 21st Century
Page amount
279 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230617919
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-37500-4

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