Famine was in every working-class
quarter in the world within three weeks of the beginning of the war.
He was appalled at the problem confronting him, weighted down by the incubus of his working-class
This language also enabled him more intimately to follow their mental processes, and thereby to gather much data for a projected chapter in some future book which he planned to entitle Synthesis of Working-Class Psychology.
Once having mastered the language and conquered numerous fastidious qualms, he found that he could flow into any nook of working-class life and fit it so snugly as to feel comfortably at home.
Perhaps it was a recoil from his environment and training, or from the tempered seed of his ancestors, who had been book-men generation preceding generation; but at any rate, he found enjoyment in being down in the working-class world.
His advertisement would be for board and room in some simple working-class family.
He never saw the dancing-school nor placed his advertisement for a room in a working-class family.
He was, after all, but one of a large number of heroes who, throughout the world, devoted their lives to the Revolution; though it must be conceded that he did unusual work, especially in his elaboration and interpretation of working-class
His patronising world view suggests all those frequenting city centre hotels are rich outsiders served by poor, working-class
Democrats cannot win big or consistently enough, deep enough down the ticket or broadly enough in the states, unless they run much stronger with white working-class
and downscale voters.
While it does refer to rednecks, queers, and country music throughout, the book uses these as seductive hooks to talk about class--more specifically, to show the myriad ways in which the dominant middle class misunderstands and misrepresents working-class
culture, and to rectify this by explaining the actual contours of working-class
life, including its values, its aesthetics, its politics, its identity, and its social functioning.
When I began my PhD studies and told my advisor I would write my dissertation on contemporary American working-class
women's poetry, her response was, "Is there such a thing?