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The American writer and the great depression

Label
The American writer and the great depression
Title
The American writer and the great depression
Creator
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Includes information on banks, Civilian Conservation Corps, communism, farming, flophouses, Hoovervilles, housing conditions, hunger immigrant experience, jungles, labor unions, Negroes, police, Public Works Administration, relief, scabs, sharecroppers, tenant farmers, sitdown strikes, Tennessee Valley Administration, unemployment, women workers, Works Progress Administration, etc
Member of
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.80052
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS536
LC item number
.S9
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The American heritage series, AHS63
Label
The American writer and the great depression
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxxvii-xli)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Miners, millhands, factory workers : Missouri, Tennessee, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Washington. The disinherited / Jack Conroy ; Puzzled America / Sherwood Anderson ; These are our lives ; The land of plenty / Robert Cantwell ; Variations on a baedecker / Stanley Burnshaw -- pt. 2. Farmers, sharecroppers, tenants, migrants : Iowa, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi. The executioner waits ; Rope of gold / Josephine Herbst ; The grapes of wrath / John Steinbeck ; Some American people / Erskine Caldwell ; Let us now praise famous men / James Agee -- pt. 3. Hungry women and faltering homes : Minnesota, Colorado, New York. Women on the breadlines / Meridel Le Sueur ; I should worry / Weldon Kees ; My America / Louis Adamic ; The reckoning / Theodore Roethke -- pt. 4. Jobhunting : everywhere. Puzzled America / Sherwood Anderson ; Studs Lonigan / James T. Farrell ; Boy with his hair cut short / Muriel Rukeyser -- pt. 5. Hitting bottom : on the road, in the ring, on the bum. You can't sleep here / Edward Newhouse ; From Flushing to Calvary / Edward Dahlberg ; The American earthquake / Edmund Wilson ; Somebody in boots / Nelson Algren ; Dempsey, Dempsey / Horace Gregory ; Waiting for nothing / Tom Kromer -- pt. 6. Concern and hope : vets, Negroes, CIO, TVA, CCC. Veterans on the march / Jack Douglas ; 12 million Black voices / Richard Wright ; Speech from a forthcoming play / E.E. Cummings ; Industrial valley / Ruth McKenney ; The cradle will rock / Marc Blitzstein ; Puzzled America / Sherwood Anderson -- pt. 7. Organizers, capitalists, fascists, communists : "guys like me and you." Devil's dream / Kenneth Fearing ; USA / John Dos Passos ; A cool million / Nathanael West ; A letter on the use of machine guns at weddings / Kenneth Patchen -- pt. 8. America : the grand view. Speech to those who say comrade / Archibald MacLeish ; Let America be America again / Langston Hughes ; You can't go home again / Thomas Wolfe
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xli, 521 pages
Lccn
65023009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm00270320
Label
The American writer and the great depression
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxxvii-xli)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Miners, millhands, factory workers : Missouri, Tennessee, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Washington. The disinherited / Jack Conroy ; Puzzled America / Sherwood Anderson ; These are our lives ; The land of plenty / Robert Cantwell ; Variations on a baedecker / Stanley Burnshaw -- pt. 2. Farmers, sharecroppers, tenants, migrants : Iowa, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi. The executioner waits ; Rope of gold / Josephine Herbst ; The grapes of wrath / John Steinbeck ; Some American people / Erskine Caldwell ; Let us now praise famous men / James Agee -- pt. 3. Hungry women and faltering homes : Minnesota, Colorado, New York. Women on the breadlines / Meridel Le Sueur ; I should worry / Weldon Kees ; My America / Louis Adamic ; The reckoning / Theodore Roethke -- pt. 4. Jobhunting : everywhere. Puzzled America / Sherwood Anderson ; Studs Lonigan / James T. Farrell ; Boy with his hair cut short / Muriel Rukeyser -- pt. 5. Hitting bottom : on the road, in the ring, on the bum. You can't sleep here / Edward Newhouse ; From Flushing to Calvary / Edward Dahlberg ; The American earthquake / Edmund Wilson ; Somebody in boots / Nelson Algren ; Dempsey, Dempsey / Horace Gregory ; Waiting for nothing / Tom Kromer -- pt. 6. Concern and hope : vets, Negroes, CIO, TVA, CCC. Veterans on the march / Jack Douglas ; 12 million Black voices / Richard Wright ; Speech from a forthcoming play / E.E. Cummings ; Industrial valley / Ruth McKenney ; The cradle will rock / Marc Blitzstein ; Puzzled America / Sherwood Anderson -- pt. 7. Organizers, capitalists, fascists, communists : "guys like me and you." Devil's dream / Kenneth Fearing ; USA / John Dos Passos ; A cool million / Nathanael West ; A letter on the use of machine guns at weddings / Kenneth Patchen -- pt. 8. America : the grand view. Speech to those who say comrade / Archibald MacLeish ; Let America be America again / Langston Hughes ; You can't go home again / Thomas Wolfe
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xli, 521 pages
Lccn
65023009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm00270320

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