Engendering Culture: Manhood and Womanhood in New Deal Public Art and Theater

Engendering Culture: Manhood and Womanhood in New Deal Public Art and Theater

by Barbara Melosh

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780874747218
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 09/17/1991
Series: New Directions in American Art Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 297
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Barbara Melosh is a professor of English and Study of the Americas at George Mason University. She is the author of "The Physician's Hand: Work, Culture, and Conflict in American Nursing.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 1. It Can't Happen Here: Failed Men and Spirited Women Chapter 3 2. The Domesticated Frontier: The Comradely Ideal as Pioneer Democracy Chapter 4 3. The Farm Family: The Comradely Ideal as Idyll and Expose Chapter 5 4. Manly Work Chapter 6 5. Masculine Expertise: Science and Technology Chapter 7 6. "The Women Shall Save Us": Antiwar Art and Drama Chapter 8 7. Youth: Emergent Manhood and Womanhood Chapter 9 8. Sex and Shopping: Critiques of Leisure and Consumption Chapter 10 9. Women, Art, and Ideology Chapter 11 10. Conclusion Chapter 12 Appendix: Inventory of Section Murals and Sculptures

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