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On company time : American modernism in the big magazines

Author: Donal Harris
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Modernist latitudes.
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Willa Cather, W. E. B. Du Bois, Jessie Fauset, James Agee, T. S. Eliot, and Ernest Hemingway all worked in the editorial offices of groundbreaking popular magazines while helping to invent the house styles that defined McClure's, The Crisis, Time, Life, Esquire, and more. On Company Time tells the story of American modernism from inside the offices and on the pages of the most successful and stylish magazines of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Harris, Donal.
On company time.
New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2016013380
(OCoLC)950448149
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donal Harris
ISBN: 9780231541343 0231541341
OCLC Number: 950725010
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 275 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Willa Cather's promiscuous fiction --
Printing the color line in The Crisis --
On the clock: rewriting literary work at Time Inc. --
Our Eliot: mass modernism and the American century --
Hemingway's disappearing style.
Series Title: Modernist latitudes.
Responsibility: Donal Harris.

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Willa Cather, W. E. B. Du Bois, Jessie Fauset, James Agee, T. S. Eliot, and Ernest Hemingway all worked in the editorial offices of groundbreaking popular magazines while helping to invent the house styles that defined McClure's, The Crisis, Time, Life, Esquire, and more. On Company Time tells the story of American modernism from inside the offices and on the pages of the most successful and stylish magazines of the twentieth century. Working at the crossroads of media history, the sociology of literature, print culture, and literary studies, it demonstrates the profound institutional...

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