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Author Foertsch, Jacqueline
Title American Culture in the 1940s
Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2008
©2008
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Descript 1 online resource (313 pages)
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Series Twentieth-Century American Culture
Twentieth-Century American Culture
Note COVER -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures -- Case Studies -- Acknowledgements -- Chronology of 1940s American Culture -- Introduction: The Intellectual Context -- 1. Fiction and Journalism -- 2. Radio and Music -- 3. Theatre and Film -- 4. Visual Art, Serious and Popular -- 5. The Arts of Sacrifice and Consumption -- Conclusion: The 1940s in the Contemporary American Imagination -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
A clear overview of the major cultural forms of 1940s America: fiction and non-fiction (specifically newspapers and magazines), music and radio, film and theatre, serious and popular visual arts, and case studies of influential texts and practitioners of the decade
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Foertsch, Jacqueline American Culture in the 1940s Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press,c2008 9780748624126
Subject Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.;Nineteen forties.;United States -- Civilization -- 1918-1945.;United States -- Civilization -- 1945-
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