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The Resource American culture in the 1950s, Martin Halliwell, (electronic resource)

American culture in the 1950s, Martin Halliwell, (electronic resource)

Label
American culture in the 1950s
Title
American culture in the 1950s
Statement of responsibility
Martin Halliwell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides a stimulating account of the dominant cultural forms of 1950s America: fiction and poetry; theatre and performance; film and television; music and radio; and the visual arts. Through detailed commentary and focused case studies of influential texts and events from Invisible Man to West Side Story, from Disneyland to the Seattle Worlds Fair, from Rear Window to The Americans the book examines the way in which modernism and the cold war offer two frames of reference for understanding the trajectory of postwar culture. The two core aims of this volume are to chart the chan
Member of
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Halliwell, Martin
Dewey number
306.097309045
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Twentieth-century American culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Popular culture
  • Nineteen fifties
  • United States
Label
American culture in the 1950s, Martin Halliwell, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-302) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
COPYRIGHT; Contents; Figures; Case Studies; Acknowledgements; Chronology of 1950s American Culture; Introduction The Intellectual Context; Chapter 1 Fiction and Poetry; Chapter 2 Drama and Performance; Chapter 3 Music and Radio; Chapter 4 Film and Television; Chapter 5 The Visual Arts beyond Modernism; Conclusion Rethinking the 1950s; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn150892774
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 313 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748628902
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)150892774
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
American culture in the 1950s, Martin Halliwell, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-302) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
COPYRIGHT; Contents; Figures; Case Studies; Acknowledgements; Chronology of 1950s American Culture; Introduction The Intellectual Context; Chapter 1 Fiction and Poetry; Chapter 2 Drama and Performance; Chapter 3 Music and Radio; Chapter 4 Film and Television; Chapter 5 The Visual Arts beyond Modernism; Conclusion Rethinking the 1950s; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn150892774
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 313 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748628902
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)150892774
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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