Class: A Guide Through the American Status System

Class: A Guide Through the American Status System by Paul Fussell 0671792253 9780671792251
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InClassPaul Fussell explodes the sacred American myth of social equality with eagle-eyed irreverence and iconoclastic wit. This bestselling, superbly researched, exquisitely observed guide to the signs, symbols, and customs of the American class system is always outrageously on the mark as Fussell shows us how our status is revealed by everything we do, say, and own. He describes the houses, objects, artifacts, speech, clothing styles, and intellectual proclivities of American classes from the top to the bottom and everybody -- youll surely recognize yourself -- in between.Classis guaranteed to amuse and infuriate, whether your class is so high its out of sight (literally) or you are, alas, a sinking victim of prole drift.

Author: Paul Fussell

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 208

Publisher: Touchstone

Publication Date: 1992-10-01


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