1st Edition

Twentieth-Century America
The Intellectual and Cultural Context

ISBN 9780582494558
Published January 21, 1991 by Routledge
466 Pages

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Book 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

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