Writers and Partisans: A History of Literary Radicalism in America

Writers and Partisans: A History of Literary Radicalism in America

by James Gilbert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231082541

ISBN-13: 9780231082549

Pub. Date: 11/15/1993

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Gilbert uses the pages of the Partisan Review--the foremost periodical of America's literary left--to trace the development of literary radicalism from its pre-World War I Bohemian birth through the Depression and the Red Decade to the return to traditional values during Cold War.

Overview

Gilbert uses the pages of the Partisan Review--the foremost periodical of America's literary left--to trace the development of literary radicalism from its pre-World War I Bohemian birth through the Depression and the Red Decade to the return to traditional values during Cold War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231082549
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
11/15/1993
Pages:
303
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Morningside Edition Introduction The New Paganism Three Bohemias Revolution and Renaissance The First Partisan Review
The New Generation
Part I: The Intellectual as Revolutionary
Part II: Kulturbolschewismus: The Middlebrow Counterrevolution
The Politics of Collision The Failure of Nerve Bibliographic Essay Index

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