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Literature, Politics and Culture in Postwar Britain.

Author: Alan Sinfield
Publisher: London : Continuum International Pub. Group, 2007.
Series: Classic Criticism.
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Literature, Politics and Culture in Postwar Britain is a landmark work in contemporary literary and cultural analysis. It offers a provocative and brilliant account of political change since 1945 and how such change shaped the cultural output of our time. It also looks at how and when literature intersects with other cultural forms - including€jazz and rock music, television, journalism, commercial and mass cultures  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sinfield, Alan.
Literature, Politics and Culture in Postwar Britain.
London : Continuum International Publishing Group, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Sinfield
ISBN: 9781441179135 1441179135 1283123037 9781283123037 9780826494757 0826494757
OCLC Number: 727649593
Description: 1 online resource (436 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Note on notes; A new introduction --
Ideology and Commitment: A Personal Account; Foreword to the Second Edition; The politics and cultures of discord (1997); 1 Introduction; 2 War stories; 3 Literature and cultural production; 4 Class/culture/welfare; 5 Queers, treachery and the literary establishment; 6 Freedom and the Cold War; 7 Cultural plunder and the savage within; 8 Making a scene; 9 Reinventing Modernism; 10 Women writing: Sylvia Plath; 11 The rise of Left-culturism; 12 Intellectuals and workers; 13 The ways we live now. List of books and articles citedIndexes.
Series Title: Classic Criticism.

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Literature, Politics and Culture in Postwar Britain is a landmark work in contemporary literary and cultural analysis. It offers a provocative and brilliant account of political change since 1945 and how such change shaped the cultural output of our time. It also looks at how and when literature intersects with other cultural forms - including€jazz and rock music, television, journalism, commercial and mass cultures -€and the growth of American cultural dominance. This edition includes a new foreword by the author.

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