Words at Work in Vanity Fair

Words at Work in Vanity Fair

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Banta draws upon essays in Vanity Fair by noted journalists, literary figures, and cultural critics in order to examine the manner by which major cultural and historical events in the United States and Britain led to the invention of previously non-existent words to express the rampant changes within society.Chesterton draws closer to the reading ofthe times that Vanity Fair will impose evermore forcefully by the close of1930. Arnold Bennett ... In clothing: a€œblack as severe as possiblea€”heavy satins with dia- monds and platinum.a€ In mental capacity:anbsp;...


Title:Words at Work in Vanity Fair
Author: Martha Banta
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2011-11-08
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