Dancing in the Dark A Cultural History of the Great Depression

ISBN-10: 0393338762

ISBN-13: 9780393338768

Edition: 2010

Authors: Morris Dickstein

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List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/6/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 5.70" wide x 8.25" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Introduction: Depression Culture
Discovering Poverty
The Tenement and the World: Immigrant Lives
The Starvation Army
The Country and the City
Hard Times for Poets
Black Girls and Native Sons
Success and Failure
Beyond the American Dream
What Price Hollywood?
The Last Film of the 1930s; or, Nothing Fails like Success
The Culture of Elegance
Fantasy, Elegance, Mobility: The Dream Life of the 1930s
Class for the Masses: Elegance Democratized
The search For Community
The Populist Turn: Copland and the Popular Front
Who Cares?: The World of Porgy and Bess
The People vs. Frank Capra: Populism against Itself
Shakespeare in Overalls: An American Troubadour
Gender Trouble: Exposing the Intellectuals
Conclusion: The Work of Culture in Depression America
Selected Bibliography
Illustrations and Permissions
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