ABSTRACT

The multi-volume Longman literature in English series aims to provide students of literature with a critical introduction to the major genres in their historical and cultural context. This book looks at cinema, painting and architecture in 20th-century America, as well as the culture of politics.

chapter |34 pages

Introduction: Modernity

part |2 pages

PART ONE: THE POLITICS OF CULTURE

chapter 1|41 pages

Cinema

chapter 2|36 pages

Painting

chapter 3|47 pages

Architecture

part |2 pages

PART TWO: THE CULTURE OF POLITICS

chapter 4|36 pages

From Victorianism to Modernism

chapter 5|30 pages

From the Old Left to the New Left

chapter 6|40 pages

America at mid-century

chapter 7|29 pages

Black Culture and Politics

chapter 8|29 pages

Feminism