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Sociology through literature / edited by Lewis A. Coser.


2d ed.. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1972] .
ISBN 0138215383, 9780138215385

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Subjects Littérature et société
Sociology -- Literary collections.
Sociology.
Series Prentice-Hall sociology series.
Description xix, 517 pages ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Anomie. All cohaerence gone / John Donne -- The second coming / William Butler Yeats -- Things were drifting toward the abyss / Alfred de Musset -- An anomic man / Denis Diderot -- A voice from the underground / Fedor Dostoevski -- The crack-up / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- "Smart" dealings in America / Charles Dickens -- Crime and its correctives / Ambrose Bierce -- The Christmas tree and the wedding / Fedor Dostoevski.
Bureaucracy. A succession crisis and its resolution / Anthony Trollope -- The genus "clerk" and his natural habitat / Honoré de Balzac -- The circumlocution office / Charles Dickens -- In the maze of bureaucracy / Franz Kafka -- One kind of officer / Ambrose Bierce.
Collective behavior : the crowd and the revolution. On the eve / William Faulkner -- The natural history of a mob / Emile Zola -- Crowds, mobs, and terror in Hollywood / Nathanael West -- Mob passion / D.C. Themba -- How the Bastille was stormed / Thomas Carlyle -- A throne is toppled / Gustave Flaubert.
Culture. Blissful isles / Denis Diderot -- Domestic manners on the Marquesas / Herman Melville -- The dance of the sprouting corn / D.H. Lawrence -- Echoes of the jazz age / F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Deviant behavior. Mademoiselle / Guy de Maupassant -- The philosopher / Sherwood Anderson -- Suicide / Voltaire -- Concerning the infanticide Marie Farrar / Bertolt Brecht -- The monkey on the back / Nelson Algren -- The stolen ribbon / Jean Jacques Rousseau -- The insane / William Carlos Williams.
Poverty. I want some more / Charles Dickens -- Child of the dark / Carolina Maria de Jesus -- Barbara Dugan's story / Richard M. Elman -- Everybody white she saw was Mr. Charlie / Claude Brown -- A black woman shall see hard times / Julian Mayfield -- A man and a woman and children / James Agee.
Power and authority. Power and its limits / Norman Mailer -- Coercion and the lure of power / Arturo Barea -- Saint Joan's appeal / George Bernard Shaw -- A business tyrant / Charles Dickens -- The basis of Napoleon's power / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- The poverty of power / Lev Tolstoi.
Race relations. The price of keeping one's place / Richard Wright -- Learning submission / Peter Abrahams -- To be a Negro / James Weldon Johnson -- Huck breaks the white code / Mark Twain -- Capable of their own action / Ralph Ellison.
Sex roles. The darling / Anton Chekhov -- The way you get at Mum / Doris Lessing -- A doll's house cracks up / Henrik Ibsen -- Martha's quest / Doris Lessing -- Her second husband took a lover / Tess Slesinger -- A room of one's own / Virginia Woolf.
Social control. The world of migratory workers / John Steinbeck -- Fashions in fourteenth century Italy / Franco Sacchetti -- An other directed man / Lev Tolstoi -- In the pillory / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The grand inquisitor / Fedor Dostoevski -- The city of the sun / Thomas Campanella.
Socialization. An authoritarian father / Samuel Butler -- Shame / Stephen Crane -- I want to know why / Sherwood Anderson -- Learning a trade / Mark Twain.
Status and role. The art of marking distances / Marcel Proust -- On account of a hat / Sholom Aleichem -- A chameleon / Anton Chekhov -- While the auto waits / O. Henry -- Rank order aboard a man-of-war / Herman Melville -- The pecking order of a restaurant / George Orwell -- The world as a stage / William Shakespeare.
Stratification. What makes a peer? / Daniel Defoe -- The flow of the mushroom-broth / Oliver Goldsmith -- The doom of the nobility / Honoré de Balzac -- Waiting at the station / William M. Thackeray -- The first people in Boston and Philadelphia / Harriet Martineau -- The lower classes smell / George Orwell.
The family. The matriarch arranges a wedding / Tsao Hsueh-Chin -- When six wives squabble / Chin P'ng Mei -- Shino and Hamaji, or When duty is stronger than love / Takizawa Bakin -- On the importance of having a son / An unknown Indian author -- A patriarch / Giovanni Verga -- The perils and dilemmas of marital choice ; A happy family / Lev Tolstoi.
The self and the other. My first goose / Isaac Babel -- Shooting an elephant / George Orwell -- The soft touch of grass / Luigi Pirandello -- The egg / Sherwood Anderson -- Arrangement in black and white / Dorothy Parker -- A little woman / Franz Kafka.
The sociology of politics. Ward politics, money, and organization / Theodore Dreiser -- The voice of the demagogue / Robert Penn Warren -- The politics of radicalism / George Meredith -- How to become a dictator / Ignazio Silone -- The politics of Stalinism / Arthur Koestler.
The sociology of religion. The varieties of religious experience in Polynesia / Herman Melville -- A Hindu ceremony / E.M. Forster -- Discipline, devotion, and Catholic ritual / James Joyce -- A revival / Frances Trollope -- Babbitt's religion or "Christianity Incorporated" / Sinclair Lewis.
Total institutions. Reading gaol / Oscar Wilde -- The enormous room / e.e. cummings -- The world of the scum / Arthur Koestler -- Such, such were the joys / George Orwell -- The cold and the warm / Alexander Solhzhenitsyn.
Urban sociology. The shame of Liverpool / Herman Melville -- The city as nightmare / James Thomson -- The powers and rhythms of London / Thomas De Quincey -- Paris, the scene and the setting / Jules Romains -- The anatomy of Paris / Honoré de Balzac.
Youth. The prelude / William Wordsworth -- I am Emily / Richard Hughes -- Tar is bothered / Sherwood Anderson -- Anne discovers love / Anne Frank -- Gabriel's search for the real thing / Jeremy Larner -- Hitch-hiking / James S. Kunen.
Genre Literary collections.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)219909
(OCoLC)ocm00219909
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Coser, Lewis A., 1913-2003,
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