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The Divided Mind : Ideology and Imagination in America, 1898-1917 - Peter Conn

The Divided Mind

Ideology and Imagination in America, 1898-1917

Paperback Published: 26th June 1989
ISBN: 9780521368681
Number Of Pages: 372

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The Divided Mind examines the debate between innovation and tradition in American culture of the early years of the twentieth century. Peter Conn discusses literature, painting, music, architecture and politics, using illustrations of the artwork, buildings and popular graphics of the period. The major figures studied include: Henry James, David Graham Phillips, Jack London, W. E. B. DuBois, Booker T. Washington, Edith Wharton, Kate Chopin, Charles Ives, John Sloan, Frank Lloyd Wright, Alfred Steiglitz and Emma Goldman.

The temper of the times
The triumph of reaction:
Restoration as reform:
It couldn't happen here: the failure of socialism in America
One being black: Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. Bois, and others
Woman's place: Edith Wharton and others
Building the past and the future: Ralph Adams Cram, Frank Lloyd Wright, and others
Innovation and nostalgia:
Realism and modernism:
A glimpse into the twenty-first century:
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ISBN: 9780521368681
ISBN-10: 0521368685
Series: Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 372
Published: 26th June 1989
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.96
Weight (kg): 0.49