The Divided Mind: Ideology and Imagination in America, 1898-1917 by Peter ConnThe Divided Mind: Ideology and Imagination in America, 1898-1917 by Peter Conn

The Divided Mind: Ideology and Imagination in America, 1898-1917

byPeter Conn

Paperback | February 24, 1989

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The Divided Mind examines the debate between innovation and tradition in American culture of the early years of the twentieth century. Peter Conn discusses literature, painting, music, architecture and politics, using illustrations of the artwork, buildings and popular graphics of the period. The major figures studied include: Henry James, David Graham Phillips, Jack London, W. E. B. DuBois, Booker T. Washington, Edith Wharton, Kate Chopin, Charles Ives, John Sloan, Frank Lloyd Wright, Alfred Steiglitz and Emma Goldman.
Title:The Divided Mind: Ideology and Imagination in America, 1898-1917Format:PaperbackDimensions:372 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.79 inPublished:February 24, 1989Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521368685

ISBN - 13:9780521368681

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Table of Contents

1. The temper of the times; 2. The triumph of reaction: Henry James; 3. Restoration as reform: David Graham Phillips; 4. It couldn't happen here: the failure of socialism in America; 5. One being black: Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. Bois, and others; 6. Woman's place: Edith Wharton and others; 7. Building the past and the future: Ralph Adams Cram, Frank Lloyd Wright, and others; 8. Innovation and nostalgia: Charles Ives; 9. Realism and modernism: John sloan. Alfred Steiglitz and others; 10. A glimpse into the twenty-first century: Emma Goldman.