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Left intellectuals & popular culture in twentieth-century America

by Paul R. Gorman

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Intellectuals -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Radicalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Liberalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Criticism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-234) and index.

      Other titlesLeft intellectuals and popular culture in twentieth-century America
      StatementPaul R. Gorman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.1 .G677 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination242 p. :
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL782430M
      ISBN 100807822485, 0807845566
      LC Control Number95014387

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Since the late nineteenth century, American intellectuals have consistently criticized the mass arts, charging that entertainments ranging from popular theater, motion pictures, and dance halls to hit records, romance novels, and television are harmful to the public.4/5.

Left intellectuals & popular culture in twentieth-century America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

The strongest criticism of the popular arts in the United States in the early twentieth century came from conservative intellectuals. The chief criticisms of popular theater, novels, magazines, and the new motion pictures appeared in the nation's most prestigious journals of literature and opinion and built upon arguments already decades old.

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