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Left intellectuals & popular culture in twentieth-century America

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Intellectuals -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Radicalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Liberalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Criticism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-234) and index.

      Other titlesLeft intellectuals and popular culture in twentieth-century America
      StatementPaul R. Gorman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.1 .G677 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination242 p. :
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL782430M
      ISBN 100807822485, 0807845566
      LC Control Number95014387

      Some of the best recent works in twentieth-century social history have addressed the question of how immigrant workers “became American” during the Great Depression. 35 Their emphasis generally has been on the role of organized labor, popular culture, consumerism, and the powerful New Deal political coalition. Certainly, unions, the liberal. It upheld a faith in high culture—both for its sophistication and historical rootedness—concerning itself with the impact the New Left and the s had on academe, especially in undermining the intellectual rigor of the Great Books tradition and even appreciation of classical artwork.


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Left intellectuals & popular culture in twentieth-century America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. The strongest criticism of the popular arts in the United States in the early twentieth century came from conservative intellectuals.

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