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F. O. Matthiessen and the Tragedy of the American Scholar

Randall Fuller

in Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313925
eISBN:
9780199787753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313925.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes a curious incident that occurred as F. O. Matthiessen completed the opening section on Emerson for his magisterial American Renaissance: he, too, suffered a nervous breakdown. ... More


Introduction

John Marsh

in The Emotional Life of the Great Depression

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847731
eISBN:
9780191882425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847731.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The introduction follows Lorena Hickok, a field investigator for the Federal Emergency Relief Agency, as she circulated about the country during the Great Depression, reporting back to Washington, ... More


The Retreat of Cultural Translation

Waïl S Hassan

in Immigrant Narratives: Orientalism and Cultural Translation in Arab American and Arab British Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199792061
eISBN:
9780199919239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792061.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Depression and World War 2 force Salom Rizk and George Hamid to follow a different approach to addressing their readers than their Arab predecessors, reflecting the isolationist mood of the country.


Walter Greenwood's 'Love on the Dole': Novel, Play, Film

Chris Hopkins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941145
eISBN:
9781789629422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941145.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Love on the Dole (1933) is the best-remembered novel about the unemployed during the Depression, and has never been out of print. Its working-class author, Walter Greenwood, went overnight from being ... More


Herbert Hoover: Individual Faithfulness and Cooperative Association

Gary Scott Smith

in Religion in the Oval Office: The Religious Lives of American Presidents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391394
eISBN:
9780199391424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391394.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Herbert Hoover was the nation’s first Quaker chief executive. The Society of Friends significantly affected Hoover’s temperament and character, especially his sense of duty, work ethic, ... More


Introduction: Love on the Dole: Significance, Context, History

Chris Hopkins

in Walter Greenwood's 'Love on the Dole': Novel, Play, Film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941145
eISBN:
9781789629422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941145.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter outlines why Love on the Dole was such a significant, widely-read and influential text in the nineteen-thirties and why it has consistently remained so, both for scholars ... More


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 Great Depression and Educational Reform

Robert J. Kaczorowski

in Fordham University School of Law: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239559
eISBN:
9780823239597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239559.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 4 explains Dean Wilkinson’s leadership in legal education reform within the American Bar Association and the New York state bar during the 1920s and 1930s and the impact of the Great ... 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


Introduction

Andrew Feffer

in Bad Faith: Teachers, Liberalism, and the Origins of McCarthyism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281169
eISBN:
9780823285969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281169.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Bad Faith was conceived as a basic history of the Coudert inquisition, grounded in a systematic reading of the committee’s records, but also focuses on what that history reveals about the ... 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


Darwinism as Background

Michael Ruse

in Darwinism as Religion: What Literature Tells Us about Evolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190241025
eISBN:
9780190241056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241025.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

By the beginning of the 1930s, with evolutionary studies finally reaching professional status and with popular evolutionism now a secular religious worldview, creative writers turned to other more ... More


“19-Dirty-one”

Carol Boggess

in James Still: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174181
eISBN:
9780813174815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter tells how completing his third degree meant searching for work without success. Returning to Alabama to live was not an option so he stayed with Iris and Frank Grannis first in Tryon, ... 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


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


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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