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Realism for the masses : aesthetics, popular front pluralism, and U.S. culture, 1935-1947

Title
Realism for the masses : aesthetics, popular front pluralism, and U.S. culture, 1935-1947 / Chris Vials.
ISBN
9781604731231 (cloth : alk. paper)
1604731230 (cloth : alk. paper)
Published
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2009.
Physical Description
xlii, 232 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
June 03, 2009
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-223) and index.
Contents
Introduction: the people's form finds its audience : popular front realism and the culture industries
Taking down the Great White Hope : the popular front boxing narrative
Radio soaps, Broadway lights : Lillian Hellman, Shirley Graham, and the interpellation of female audiences
Realism with a little sex in it : Erskine Caldwell's challenge to Gone with the wind
Asian yeoman and ugly Americans : Carlos Bulosan, H.T. Tsiang, and the U.S. literary market
The popular front in the American century : Life magazine, Margaret Bourke-White, and partisan objectivity.
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