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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

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a review of The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson. about a 50s couple. biggest implication: harmony of society depends on harmony of households. captures the spirit of the 50s. very local and domestic, not existential. not exactly a convincing argument for reading the book

Franzen, J. (2012). The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit. In Franzen, J. Farther Away. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, pp. 303-310

lack of the usual social or ethical standards in an individual or group, which lessens social cohesion and fosters decline; popularized by French sociologist Émile Durkheim in his influential book Suicide

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With three kids to support, he dare not venture down the road of anomie and irony and entropy, the Beat road that Kerouac blazed and Pynchon followed.

—p.307 by Jonathan Franzen
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With three kids to support, he dare not venture down the road of anomie and irony and entropy, the Beat road that Kerouac blazed and Pynchon followed.

—p.307 by Jonathan Franzen
notable
5 years, 2 months ago