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

by Peter Conn

Part of the Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture Series

The Divided Mind Ideology and Imagination in America, 1898-1917 Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780521368681
Publication date: 24th February 1989
Author: Peter Conn
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 372 pages
Categories: Cultural studies,

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