The cultural front : the laboring of American culture in the Twentieth Century / Michael Denning.

Edition
  • Paperback ed.
Published
  • London ; New York : Verso 1998
Physical description
xx, 556 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 1859841708
  • 9781859841709
  • 185984815X
  • 9781859848159
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 473-543) and index.
Contents
  • Waiting for lefty -- Marching on May Day : cultural politics --Ballads for Americans : aesthetic ideologies -- The decline and fall of the Lincoln republic : Dos Passos's U.S.A. -- "The literary class war" : rethinking proletarian literature -- "The tenement thinking" : ghetto pastorals -- Grapes of wrath : "the art and science of migratin'" -- Labor on revue : the popular front musical theater -- Cabaret blues -- The politics of magic : Orson Welles's allegories of anti-fascism -- "Who's afraid of big bad Walt?" : Disney's radical cartoonists -- American culture and socialist theory -- Conclusion : the old left : eleven outlined epitaphs.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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