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John Updike and the Cold War : drawing the Iron Curtain

Author: D Quentin Miller
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2001.
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"One of the most enduring and prolific American authors of the latter half of the twentieth century, John Updike has long been recognized by critics for his importance as a social commentator. Yet, John Updike and the Cold War is the first work to examine how Updike's views grew out of the defining context of American culture in his time - the Cold War. Quentin Miller argues that because Updike's career began as the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Miller, D. Quentin (Daniel Quentin), 1967-
John Updike and the Cold War.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2001
(OCoLC)606524090
Online version:
Miller, D. Quentin (Daniel Quentin), 1967-
John Updike and the Cold War.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2001
(OCoLC)607893653
Named Person: John Updike; John Updike; John Updike; John Updike; John Updike; John Updike; John Updike; John Updike
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D Quentin Miller
ISBN: 0826213286 9780826213280
OCLC Number: 46472232
Description: xi, 192 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Knowledge of an Immense Catastrophe --
Zero-Sum Marriages, Global Games --
Vietnam and the Politics of Undovishness --
Seeing How the Other Half Lives --
A Reason to Get Up in the Morning.
Responsibility: D. Quentin Miller.

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This text examines how Updike's views grew out of the defining element of American society in his time - the Cold War. While underscoring how essential history is to the study of literature, Miller  Read more...

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