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Twentieth-Century America

The Intellectual and Cultural Context, 1st Edition

By Douglas Tallack

Routledge

466 pages

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Description

The multi-volume Longman literature in English series aims to provide students of literature with a critical introduction to the major genres in their historical and cultural context. This book looks at cinema, painting and architecture in 20th-century America, as well as the culture of politics.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The politics of culture Cinema; Painting; Architecture. Part 2: The culture of politics From Victorianism to modernism; From the old left to the new left; America at mid-century; Black culture and politics; Feminism Conclusion: postmodernity

About the Author

Douglas Tallack is Professor of American Studies at the University of Leicester, UK.

About the Series

Longman Literature In English Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
SOC002010
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural