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American modernism and depression documentary 1 edition

American modernism and depression documentary
Jeff Allred

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American modernism and depression documentary
Jeff Allred.

Published 2009 by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Plausible fictions of the real
From 'culture' to 'cultural work': literature and labor between the wars
The road to somewhere: locating knowledge in Erskine Caldwell and Margaret Bourke-White's You have seen their faces (1937)
Moving violations: stasis and mobility in James Agee's and Walker Evans's Let us now praise famous men (1941)
From eye to we: Richard Wright's 12 million black voices, documentary, and pedagogy
'We Americans': Henry Luce, life, and the mind-guided camera
Epilogue: depression documentary and the knot of history.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
PS228.P48 A45 2009

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p. cm.

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