Cold War Modernists: Art, Literature, and American Cultural Diplomacy by Greg Barnhisel

Cold War Modernists: Art, Literature, and American Cultural Diplomacy

byGreg Barnhisel

Kobo ebook | February 24, 2015

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Greg Barnhisel teaches in the English department at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. His previous books include James Laughlin, New Directions, and the Remaking of Ezra Pound and, with Catherine Turner, Pressing the Fight: Print, Propaganda, and the Cold War.
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Title:Cold War Modernists: Art, Literature, and American Cultural DiplomacyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 24, 2015Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231538626

ISBN - 13:9780231538626

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Table of Contents

Abbreviations and Note on Unpublished Sources
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Freedom, Individualism, Modernism
2. "Advancing American Art": Modernist Painting and Public--Private Partnerships
3. Cold Warriors of the Book: American Book Programs in the 1950s
4. Encounter Magazine and the Twilight of Modernism
5. Perspectives USA and the Economics of Cold War Modernism
6. American Modernism in American Broadcasting: The Voice of (Middlebrow) America
Conclusion
Notes
Index

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