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The Resource Dancing in the dark : a cultural history of the Great Depression, Morris Dickstein

Dancing in the dark : a cultural history of the Great Depression, Morris Dickstein

Label
Dancing in the dark : a cultural history of the Great Depression
Title
Dancing in the dark
Title remainder
a cultural history of the Great Depression
Statement of responsibility
Morris Dickstein
Title variation
Cultural history of the Great Depression
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.91
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • E806
  • E806
LC item number
  • .D57 2009
  • .D57 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Dancing in the dark : a cultural history of the Great Depression, Morris Dickstein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [533]-564) and index
Contents
Depression culture -- Discovering poverty. The tenement and the world : immigrant lives ; The starvation army ; The country and the city ; Hard times for poets ; Black girls and native sons -- Success and failure. Beyond the American dream ; What price Hollywood? ; The last film of the 1930s, or, Nothing fails like success -- The culture of elegance. Fantasy, elegance, mobility : the dream life of the 1930s ; Class for the masses : elegance democratized -- The search for community. The populist turn : Copland and the popular front ; Who cares? : the world of Porgy and Bess ; The People vs. Frank Capra : populism against itself ; Shakespeare in overalls : an American troubadour -- Gender trouble : exposing the intellectuals ; Conclusion : the work of culture in Depression America
Control code
317473436
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 598 p.
Isbn
9780393072259
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009017389
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)317473436
Label
Dancing in the dark : a cultural history of the Great Depression, Morris Dickstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [533]-564) and index
Contents
Depression culture -- Discovering poverty. The tenement and the world : immigrant lives ; The starvation army ; The country and the city ; Hard times for poets ; Black girls and native sons -- Success and failure. Beyond the American dream ; What price Hollywood? ; The last film of the 1930s, or, Nothing fails like success -- The culture of elegance. Fantasy, elegance, mobility : the dream life of the 1930s ; Class for the masses : elegance democratized -- The search for community. The populist turn : Copland and the popular front ; Who cares? : the world of Porgy and Bess ; The People vs. Frank Capra : populism against itself ; Shakespeare in overalls : an American troubadour -- Gender trouble : exposing the intellectuals ; Conclusion : the work of culture in Depression America
Control code
317473436
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 598 p.
Isbn
9780393072259
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009017389
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)317473436

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