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The Emotional Life of the Great Depression

John Marsh

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847731
eISBN:
9780191882425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847731.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Emotional Life of the Great Depression documents how Americans responded emotionally to the crisis of the Great Depression. Unlike most books about the 1930s, which focus almost exclusively on ... More


The Green Depression: American Ecoliterature in the 1930s and 1940s

Matthew M. Lambert

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830401
eISBN:
9781496830456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830401.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book argues that depression-era authors contributed to the development of modern environmental thought in three distinct ways. First, they began recognizing as never before the devastating and ... More


Documentarian: Touring the Great Depression with Gertrude Stein

Robert Volpicelli

in Transatlantic Modernism and the US Lecture Tour

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192893383
eISBN:
9780191914652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893383.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 4 considers how the US lecture tour provided the expatriate author Gertrude Stein with a chance to reacquaint herself with her native country. The media blitz that accompanied Stein’s 1934–5 ... More


Modern Allegory: Reading Nightwood through the Forms of the Baroque Trauerspiel

Kate Armond

in Modernism and the Theatre of the Baroque

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419628
eISBN:
9781474444910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419628.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The opening section of this chapter contains 2,500 words from my published Textual Practice article as the definitions of allegory from Benjamin’s The Origin of German Tragic Drama are crucial to my ... More


The Sound and Fury of a Renaissance: Art and Activism in the Early Twentieth Century

Imani Perry

in May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638607
eISBN:
9781469638621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638607.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the New Negro Movement that flourished following World War I. In the context of the rise of political organizations like the NAACP, Garveyism, in addition to vibrant arts and ... More


Managed Money, the “Great Recession,” and Beyond

Dimitri B. Papadimitriou

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter expands on the ideas of the late Levy Institute scholar, Hyman Minsky, to show how the financial crisis is attributed to flaws in the constitution of the current financial structure. ... More


From Low-Cost to High-Cost Shipping: Finnish Maritime Labour Costs after the Second World War

Yrjö Kaukiainen

in Sail and Steam: Selected Maritime Writings of Yrjö Kaukiainen

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007374
eISBN:
9781786944672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007374.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter tracks Finland’s rise from a low-cost to high-cost shipping country from the 1930s to 1980s. It emphasises the rapid transition and development of Finland’s economy by providing ... More


The End of the Royal Mail Group

Peter N. Davies

in The Trade Makers: Elder Dempster in West Africa, 1852-1972, 1973-1989

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128893
eISBN:
9781786944757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128893.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter introduces the formation of the United Africa Company and explains actions taken to secure shipping space. It discusses Elder Dempster and other merchants and organisations’ reactions to ... More


The Roots of the Crisis

Sanjay G. Reddy

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The crisis has its origins in part in the ‘high theory’ provided by mainstream economists, who have helped to create the perception that a deregulated financial market could be an instrument of ... More


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