The Leisure Ethic

The Leisure Ethic

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This literary and cultural history of the rise of modern leisure shows how American writers from Henry David Thoreau to Zora Neale Hurston both responded to and helped shape19th- and early-20th-century ideas of work and play.Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow, 1977. Fink, Steven. Prophet in the Marketplace: ... Boston: Twayne, 1987. Foner, Philip S. Mark Twain: Social Critic. New York: International Publishers, 1958. Forbush, William Byron. Manual of Play. Philadelphia:anbsp;...

Title:The Leisure Ethic
Author:William A. Gleason
Publisher:Stanford University Press - 1999-01-01


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