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Engendering Culture Manhood and Womanhood in New Deal Public Art and Theater

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ISBN-10: 087474721X

ISBN-13: 9780874747218

Edition: 1991

Authors: Barbara Melosh

List price: $43.95
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Description:

Using the iconography of New Deal murals and plays to interpret the cultural history of the 1930s, Engendering Culture demonstrates that the visual and dramatic images of each form contain an underlying vocabulary of gender a stock of commonly used poses, subjects, settings, and dramatic roles that encode recognizable characteristics of manhood and womanhood.
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Book details

List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication date: 9/17/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Barbara Melosh is Professor of English and History at George Mason University.