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Land of tomorrow : postwar fiction and the crisis of American liberalism / Benjamin Mangrum.

Author/creator Mangrum, Benjamin author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Copyright Notice ©2019
Descriptionx, 203 pages ; 25 cm
Portion of title Postwar fiction and the crisis of American liberalism
Contents Aestheticism, civil society, and the origins of totalitarianism -- Existentialism In America: inequality, political action, and the twilight of New Deal reform -- The age of anxiety: existential psychology and the "decline" of American naturalism -- Southern comfort: authenticity, malaise, and the school of the holy ghost -- Mergers And acquisitions: business fiction and the theory of liberal management.
Abstract "Land of Tomorrow sheds new light on changes within American liberalism after the Second World War. The postwar period's fiction, criticism, philosophy, and popular culture circulated and authorized political sensibilities opposed to the maintenance of social democratic reform in the United States"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Mangrum, Benjamin. Land of tomorrow. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018] 9780190909383
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
LCCN 2018012099
ISBN0190909374 hardcover ; alkaline paper

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