Fetishism and Its Discontents in Post-1960 American Fiction

  • Authors
  • Christopher Kocela

Part of the American Literature Readings in the 21st Century book series (ALTC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction: Fetishism and Its Discontents

    1. Christopher Kocela
      Pages 1-28
  3. Fetishism from Theory to Fiction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 29-29
    2. Christopher Kocela
      Pages 31-59
    3. Christopher Kocela
      Pages 61-88
  4. Fictions of the Female Fetish

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Christopher Kocela
      Pages 91-121
  5. Pomo-Pornologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Christopher Kocela
      Pages 215-219
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 221-270

About this book


This study explores the concept of fetishism as a strategy for expressing social and political discontent in American literature, and for negotiating traumatic experiences particular to the second half of the twentieth century.


America Amerikanische Literatur fiction

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