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American fiction in the Cold War

by Thomas H. Schaub

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Political fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Liberalism in literature.,
  • Cold War in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-205) and index.

    StatementThomas Hill Schaub.
    SeriesHistory of American thought and culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.P6 S3 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 214 p. ;
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1889084M
    ISBN 100299128407, 029912844X
    LC Control Number90050652

    American Science Fiction - in both literature and film - has played a key role in the portrayal of the fears inherent in the Cold War. The end of this era heralds the need for a reassessment of the literary output of the forty-year period since American Cryptology During the Cold War, (4 volumes; declassified redacted version, published ), by Thomas R. Johnson Book 1 (): PDF at Book 2 (): PDF at

    David Seed's thorough and tightly-argued book about Cold War American cinema and science fiction. Here the referencing is immaculate. Synopsis. American Science Fiction - in both literature and film - has played a key role in the portrayal of the fears inherent in the Cold War. The end of this era heralds the need for a reassessment of the Author: David Seed. First book-length ecocritical study of Cold War American literature. Compelling analyses of the function and representation of Nature in a wide range of Cold War fiction and poetry by authors including Paul Bowles, J. D. Salinger, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and Mary McCarthy reveals the prevalence of portrayals of Nature as an infinite, interdependent system in American .

    American Science Fiction and the Cold War. DOI link for American Science Fiction and the Cold War. American Science Fiction and the Cold War book. Science fiction, American -- History and criticism, Science fiction films -- History and criticism, Cold War in literature, Cold War Publisher Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; oliverwendellholmeslibrary; phillipsacademy; americana Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation ContributorPages:


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