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Catano, James V. Ragged Dicks: Masculinity, Steel, and the Rhetoric of the SelfMade Man. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2001.

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Fahey, William A. F. Scott Fitzgerald and the American Dream. New York: Thomas Crowell, 1973.

Fluck, Winfried. “Was ist eigentlich so schlecht daran, reich zu sein? Zur Dar- stellung des Reichtums in der amerikanischen Kultur.” Wieviel Ungleichheit vertragt die Demokratie? Armut und Reichtum in den USA. Ed. Winfried Fluck and Welf Werner. Frankfurt/Main: Campus, 2003. 267-303.

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Harlan, Louis R. Booker T. Washington: The Making of a Black Leader. New York: Oxford UP, 1972.

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Lawson, Andrew. Downwardly Mobile: The Changing Fortunes of American Realism. New York: Oxford UP, 2012.

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Michaels, Walter Benn. “Romance and Real Estate.” The American Renaissance Reconsidered. Ed. Walter Benn Michaels and Donald Pease. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1985. 156-82.

Mieder, Wolfgang. “‘Paddle Your Own Canoe:’ Frederick Douglass’s Proverbial Message in His ‘Self-Made Men’ Speech.” Midwestern Folklore 27 (2001): 21-40.

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Rubin, Gretchen. The Happiness Project. New York: Harper, 2009.

Smith, Hedrick. Who Stole the American Dream? New York: Random, 2012.

Voorhees, Matthew. “Imitating Franklin: Booker T. Washington’s Gospel of Wealth.” Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper. SSRN. 2 Feb. 2014.

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Watson, Elwood, and Darcy Martin. “The Miss America Pageant: Pluralism, Femininity, and Cinderella All in One.” Journal of Popular Culture 34.1 (2000): 105-26.

Wysong, Earl, Robert Perrucci, and David Wright. The New Class Society: Goodbye American Dream? 4th ed. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2014.

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