American Night

American Night

The Literary Left in the Era of the Cold War

eBook - 2012
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American Night, the final volume of an unprecedented trilogy, brings Alan Wald's multigenerational history of Communist writers to a poignant climax. Using new research to explore the intimate lives of novelists, poets, and critics during the Cold War, Wald reveals a radical community longing for the rebirth of the social vision of the 1930s and struggling with a loss of moral certainty as the Communist worldview was being called into question. The resulting literature, Wald shows, is a haunting record of fracture and struggle linked by common structures of feeling, ones more suggestive of the.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780807837344
0807837342
9781469601502
1469601508
9780807835869
0807835862
Characteristics: 1 online resource (433 pages)

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