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Summary Þ Unbuttoning America ☆ [Read] ➱ Unbuttoning America ➹ Ardis Cameron – Gwairsoft.co.uk Limited time offer Through special arrangement with University Press of New England we are pleased to offer a specially priced two book set of Unbuttoning America and Peyton Place for just 2995 paperb Limited time offer Through special That Peyton Place with its frank discussions of poverty sexuality class and ethnic discrimination and small town hypocrisy was than a tawdry potboiler Metalious s depiction of how her three central female characters come to terms with their identity as women and sexual beings anticipated second wave feminism More broadly Cameron asserts the novel was also part of a larger postwar struggle over belonging and recognition Fictionalizing contemporary realities Metalious pushed to the surface the hidden talk and secret rebellions of a generation no longer willing to ignore the disparities and domestic constraints of Cold War America. ARC from Netgalley Interesting look at Metalious her controversial Peyton Place A

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Ife places people and events The novel sold than million copies in hardcover and paperback and it was adapted into a hit Hollywood film in and a popular television series that aired from to More than half a century later the term Peyton Place is still in circulation as a code for a community harboring sordid secretsIn Unbuttoning America Ardis Cameron mines extensive interviews fan letters and archival materials including contemporary cartoons and cover images from film posters and foreign editions to tell how the story of a patricide in a small New England village circulated over time and became a cultural phenomenon She argues. Like many others my age I've never read Peyton Place but have heard the term used

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Unbuttoning AmericaLimited time offer Through special arrangement with University Press of New England we are pleased to offer a specially priced two book set of Unbuttoning America and Peyton Place for just paperbackPublished inPeyton Place became a bestseller and a literary phenomenon A lurid and gripping story of murder incest female desire and social injustice it was consumed as avidly by readers as it was condemned by critics and the clergy Its author Grace Metalious a housewife who grew up in poverty in a New Hampshire mill town and had aspired to be a writer from childhood loosely based the novel's setting characters and incidents on real l. Not really a biography of Grace Metalious or a pure biography of Peyton Place but