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Documentary Expression and Thirties America - 86 edition

Documentary Expression and Thirties America (ISBN10: 0226775593; ISBN13: 9780226775593)
ISBN13: 978-0226775593
ISBN10: 0226775593

Summary: A comprehensive inquiry into the attitudes and ambitions that characterized the documentary impulse of the thirties. The subject is a large one, for it embraces (among much else) radical journalism, academic sociology, the esthetics of photography, Government relief programs, radio broadcasting, the literature of social work, the rhetoric of political persuasion, and the effect of all these on the traditional arts of literature, painting, theater and dance. The great
merit of Mr. Stott's study lies precisely in its wide-ranging view of this complex terrain.
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Summary: A comprehensive inquiry into the attitudes and ambitions that characterized the documentary impulse of the thirties. The subject is a large one, for it embraces (among much else) radical journalism, academic sociology, the esthetics of photography, Government relief programs, radio broadcasting, the literature of social work, the rhetoric of political persuasion, and the effect of all these on the traditional arts of literature, painting, theater and dance. The great merit of Mr. Stott's study lies precisely in its wide-ranging view of this complex terrain. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 86
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Year Published: 1986
International: No



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