The Resource Dancing in the dark : a cultural history of the Great Depression, (hardback)

Dancing in the dark : a cultural history of the Great Depression, (hardback)

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Dancing in the dark : a cultural history of the Great Depression
Title
Dancing in the dark
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a cultural history of the Great Depression
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Dancing in the Dark shows how our worst economic crisis, as it eroded American individualism and punctured the American dream, produced in the 1930s some of the greatest writing, photography, and mass entertainment ever seen in this country
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non fiction
Dancing in the dark : a cultural history of the Great Depression, (hardback)
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Dancing in the dark : a cultural history of the Great Depression, (hardback)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [533]-564) and index
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25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
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xxiii, 598 p.
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9780393072259
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unmediated
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Note
  • Contents: 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.
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(Sirsi) SL1057252

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