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American Literature and Culture, 1900 - 1960

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ISBN-10: 140510127X

ISBN-13: 9781405101271

Edition: 2006

Authors: Gail McDonald

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Designed to illustrate the artistic and social climate in the USA from 1900 to 1960, this book juxtaposes discussion of history, popular culture, literature and other art forms in ways that foster discussion, questioning, and continued study.
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Book details

List price: $51.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/10/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Timeline
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Big
Expansion and its Discontents
The City
Representing Nature
Apocalypse
The Sense of Place
Rich
Weber and Veblen: Reasons to Work and Reasons to Spend
USA
Work and Identity
Labor Reform
Consumption and Identity
New
Beginning Anew: Crevecoeur and Hawthorne
Young America
Making It New I: Literary Modernism
Making It New II: The Other Arts
Free
The Multiple Meanings of Freedom
War and the Affirmation of American Values
Writing War
Upstream Against the Mainstream
�An Inescapable Network of Mutuality�
Notes
Websites for Further Study of American Literature and Culture
Bibliography
Index