Diners, Bowling Alleys, And Trailer Parks: Chasing The American Dream In Postwar Consumer Culture

Diners, Bowling Alleys, And Trailer Parks: Chasing The American Dream In Postwar Consumer Culture

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2001
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ISBN
0465031862
ISBN13
9780465031863
The years immediately following World War II witnessed a dramatic transformation of America's working-class suburbs, driven by postwar prosperity and a burgeoning consumer culture. Chrome and neon were the new currency in this revitalized consumer culture, and no postwar consumer products trafficke ...more

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Andrew Hurley is primarily known as an English translator of Spanish literature, having translated a variety of authors, most notably the Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges.

Now a retired professor, Hurley had served at the Universidad de Puerto Rico in the English Department. He obtained his doctorate in 1973 from Rice University (writing on narrative strategies and reader response in the theory of the novel).
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