Rousing the Nation
Laura Browder
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This interdisciplinary study blends textual analysis with social history to chart the intellectual and artistic ferment of Depression era America In Rousing the Nation, Laura Browder explores the fiction, drama, and film produced during the decade by socially conscious intellectuals who struggled to create a uniquely American art Browder first considers authors James T.This interdisciplinary study blends textual analysis with social history to chart the intellectual and artistic ferment of Depression era America In Rousing the Nation, Laura Browder explores the fiction, drama, and film produced during the decade by socially conscious intellectuals who struggled to create a uniquely American art Browder first considers authors James T Farrell, Josephine Herbst, and John Dos Passos, arguing that their work successfully sparked a discussion about what it meant to be American at a time when the country s very future seemed in doubt She then examines the Living Newspaper productions of the Federal Theatre Project, which brought politically and aesthetically provocative drama to twenty five million Americans In a final chapter, she examines social films of the period, focusing on Paramount s 1939 production of One Third of a Nation.
  • Title: Rousing the Nation
  • Author: Laura Browder
  • ISBN: 9781558491250
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Hardcover

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Rousing the Nation By Laura Browder This interdisciplinary study blends textual analysis with social history to chart the intellectual and artistic ferment of Depression era America In Rousing the Nation, Laura Browder explores the fiction, drama, and film produced during the decade by socially conscious intellectuals who struggled to create a uniquely American art Browder first considers authors James T.This interdisciplinary study blends textual analysis with social history to chart the intellectual and artistic ferment of Depression era America In Rousing the Nation, Laura Browder explores the fiction, drama, and film produced during the decade by socially conscious intellectuals who struggled to create a uniquely American art Browder first considers authors James T Farrell, Josephine Herbst, and John Dos Passos, arguing that their work successfully sparked a discussion about what it meant to be American at a time when the country s very future seemed in doubt She then examines the Living Newspaper productions of the Federal Theatre Project, which brought politically and aesthetically provocative drama to twenty five million Americans In a final chapter, she examines social films of the period, focusing on Paramount s 1939 production of One Third of a Nation.

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