Framing History: The Rosenberg Story and the Cold War / Edition 1

Framing History: The Rosenberg Story and the Cold War / Edition 1

by Virginia Carmichael
     
 

In this book Virginia Carmichael offers a provocative new interpretation of the Rosenberg story. Carmichael argues that this social drama produced many stories serving multiple interests and functions, many of which confront the politics of both writing and reading. She also demonstrates that this story's resistance to closure-manifest in its repeated tellings in… See more details below

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In this book Virginia Carmichael offers a provocative new interpretation of the Rosenberg story. Carmichael argues that this social drama produced many stories serving multiple interests and functions, many of which confront the politics of both writing and reading. She also demonstrates that this story's resistance to closure-manifest in its repeated tellings in historiography, biography, literature, and the visual and performing arts-suggests its lasting cultural impact on a nation coming to terms with the end of the cold war era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816620425
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Series:
American Culture Series, #6
Edition description:
1
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Prologue: Motives of Narrative
Pt. IThe Rosenberg Stories: History
1Cold War Frame Narrative3
2Embedded Story49
Pt. IIThe Rosenberg Stories: Culture
3Culture as Critique in the Post-Rosenberg Era125
4The Book of Daniel131
5The Public Burning157
6Closure187
7Framed Arts195
Epilogue: Political Projection and Gathering the Splits219
Notes223
Bibliographical Note269
Bibliography275
Index287

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