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소비하는 욕망-실비아 플라스의『벨자』와 1950년대 미국사회 소비문화

Consuming Desire: Sylvia Plath`s The Bell Jar and 1950s American Consumer Culture

박주영 ( Joo Young Park )

- 발행기관 : 한국영어영문학회

- 발행년도 : 2015

- 간행물 : 영어영문학, 61권 2호

- 페이지 : pp.309-333 ( 총 25 페이지 )


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초록(외국어)
This paper aims to explore how Sylvia Plath``s The Bell Jar analyzes American consumer culture of the 1950s. Plath entirely depends on the diverse descriptions of the consumption in order to portray the bell jar of confining 1950s patriarchal culture and society. Plath``s literary work prompts new ways of thinking about American mass media-magazines, newspapers, and advertisements, etc. in consumerism. She provides an extraordinary instance of the inseparability of the consumption and subjectivity in the age of Cold War. From the beginning of the novel, The Bell Jar represents Plath``s heroine, Esther Greenwood``s paralysis when faced with the constellation of the consuming desire in the consumer society. Throughout The Bell Jar, Esther shows a conflicted stance toward the consumer culture in capitalistic society; she tries to speak as "a subject against the dehumanizing commodity culture," while at the same time, "improving her ``feminine`` allure as a valuable object within this same culture." In other words, Esther seems to be fascinated by the commodities of the beauty and fashion industry; however, simultaneously, she protests against the feminine values promoted by consumer culture. Plath casts Esther``s rebellion against 1950s codes of femininity in Cold War perspectives; Esther signifies to be transgressing ideals of femininity. Furthermore, Plath creates the direct, immediate language and surreal images advertised in magazines, which breaks the rigid boundary between high masculine art and low feminine popular culture.

논문정보
  • - 주제 : 어문학분야 > 영문학
  • - 발행기관 : 한국영어영문학회
  • - 간행물 : 영어영문학, 61권 2호
  • - 발행년도 : 2015
  • - 페이지 : pp.309-333 ( 총 25 페이지 )
  • - UCI(KEPA) : I410-ECN-0102-2015-800-001816390
저널정보
  • - 주제 : 어문학분야 > 영문학
  • - 성격 : 학술지
  • - 간기 : 계간
  • - 국내 등재 : KCI 등재
  • - 해외 등재 : -
  • - ISSN : 1016-2283
  • - 수록범위 : 1955–2020
  • - 수록 논문수 : 2661