Realism for the Masses Aesthetics, Popular Front Pluralism, and U.S. Culture, 1935-1947
by
 
Vials, Chris.

Title
Realism for the Masses Aesthetics, Popular Front Pluralism, and U.S. Culture, 1935-1947

Author
Vials, Chris.

ISBN
9781604733495

Personal Author
Vials, Chris.

Publication Information
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2009. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)

Physical Description
1 online resource (xlii, 232 p. :) ill. ;

Series
Book collections on Project MUSE.

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.

Subject Term
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
 
Realism -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
 
Aesthetics, American -- 20th century.
 
Cultural industries -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
 
Cultural pluralism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
 
Liberalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
 
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

Geographic Term
United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
 
United States -- Civilization -- 1918-1945.

Genre
Electronic books.

Added Corporate Author
Project Muse.

Electronic Access
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University LibraryeBookER182256E169 .V623 2009Electronic ResourcesE-resources