The Making of Middlebrow Culture / Edition 1

The Making of Middlebrow Culture / Edition 1

by Joan Shelley Rubin
     
 

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Making of Middlebrow Culture

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807843543
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
03/01/1992
Edition description:
1
Pages:
438
Product dimensions:
0.98(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1Self, Culture, and Self-Culture in America1
Ch. 2The "Higher Journalism" Realigned: Stuart Pratt Sherman, Irita Van Doren, and Books34
Ch. 3Why Do You Disappoint Yourself?: The Early History of the Book-of-the-Month Club93
Ch. 4Classics and Commercials: John Erskine and "Great Books,"148
Ch. 5Merchant of Light: Will Durant and the Vogue of the "Outline,"209
Ch. 6Information, Please!: Book Programs on Commercial Radio266
Notes331
Bibliography373
Index405
Permissions415

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