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This book analyzes the differences in content, reader expectation, and social/moral/ethical functions of the three types of novels in America of the 1950s. It challenges the notion that highbrow novels ("Lolita") do important cultural work while popular novels contribute to personal and social decay, and examines how time periods influence the moral content of novels.
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Library Binding, 163 pages
Published July 1st 1995 by Routledge
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