Stephen Schryer Fantasies of the New Class: Ideologies of Professionalism in Post–World War II American Fiction

@article{Alworth2014StephenSF,
  title={Stephen Schryer Fantasies of the New Class: Ideologies of Professionalism in Post–World War II American Fiction},
  author={David J. Alworth},
  journal={Modern Philology},
  year={2014},
  volume={111},
  pages={E479 - E482}
}
In 1959, the sociologist C. Wright Mills, fed up with the notion of a divide between humanistic and social scientific thought, defined the ‘‘sociological imagination’’ as the ‘‘major common denominator’’ of ‘‘cultural life’’ and its ‘‘signal feature.’’ He argued that this ‘‘quality of mind’’ or ‘‘sensibility’’ was evident not only ‘‘in the social and psychological sciences’’ but also ‘‘in factual and moral concerns, in literary work and in political analysis.’’ You can, in other words, discover… Expand