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The Resource New deal modernism : American literature and the invention of the welfare state, Michael Szalay, (electronic book)

New deal modernism : American literature and the invention of the welfare state, Michael Szalay, (electronic book)

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New deal modernism : American literature and the invention of the welfare state
Title
New deal modernism
Title remainder
American literature and the invention of the welfare state
Statement of responsibility
Michael Szalay
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In New Deal Modernism Michael Szalay examines the effect that the rise of the welfare state had on American modernism during the 1930s and 1940s, and, conversely, what difference this revised modernism made to the New Deal's famed invention of "Big Government."Szalay situates his study within a liberal culture bent on security, a culture galvanized by its imagined need for private and public insurance. Taking up prominent exponents of social and economic security-such as Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John Maynard Keynes, and John Dewey-Szalay demonstrates how the New Deal's rev
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1967-
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Szalay, Michael
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS228.M63
LC item number
S93 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Post-contemporary interventions
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  • American literature
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Politics and literature
  • Literature and society
  • Public welfare
  • Invention (Rhetoric)
  • Social problems in literature
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • United States
  • USA
Label
New deal modernism : American literature and the invention of the welfare state, Michael Szalay, (electronic book)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. "The whole question of what writing is" : Jack London, the literary left, and the federal writers' -- 2. The politics of textual integrity : Ayn Rand, Gertrude Stein, and Ernest Hemingway -- 3. Wallace Steven and the invention of Social Security -- 4. The vanishing American father : sentiment and labor in The Grapes of wrath and A Tree goes in Brooklyn -- 5. "The death of the gallant liberal" : Robert Frost, Richard Wright, and Busby Berkeley -- Conclusion : New Deal postmodernism
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
343 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822381143
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
New deal modernism : American literature and the invention of the welfare state, Michael Szalay, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. "The whole question of what writing is" : Jack London, the literary left, and the federal writers' -- 2. The politics of textual integrity : Ayn Rand, Gertrude Stein, and Ernest Hemingway -- 3. Wallace Steven and the invention of Social Security -- 4. The vanishing American father : sentiment and labor in The Grapes of wrath and A Tree goes in Brooklyn -- 5. "The death of the gallant liberal" : Robert Frost, Richard Wright, and Busby Berkeley -- Conclusion : New Deal postmodernism
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
343 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822381143
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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