Burglary in Shady Hill and Sarsaparilla : The Politics of Conformity in White and Cheever

Abstract

This paper compares short stories by Patrick White and American John Cheever, arguing that their representations of suburbia and modernity show fundamentally different approaches to each.

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Published 1 October 2006 in Volume 22 No. 4. Subjects: Modernity, Social conformity, Suburban life.

Cite as: Andersson, Lars. ‘Burglary in Shady Hill and Sarsaparilla : The Politics of Conformity in White and Cheever.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 22, no. 4, 2006. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.26e9469764.