The American writer and the great depression.


Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [1966] .

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Subjects American literature -- 20th century.
American literature.
Anthologie.
Crises économiques -- 1929 -- États-Unis.
Depressions -- Literary collections.
Depressions.
Littérature américaine -- 20e siècle.
Schriftsteller.
USA.
Weltwirtschaftskrise (1929-1932)
Description xli, 521 pages illustrations 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1966]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages xxxvii-xli).
Also issued online.
Summary Includes information on banks, Civilian Conservation Corps, communism, farming, flophouses, Hoovervilles, housing conditions, hunger immigrant experience, jungles, labor unions, Negroes, police, Public Works Administration, relief, scabs, sharecroppers, tenant farmers, sitdown strikes, Tennessee Valley Administration, unemployment, women workers, Works Progress Administration, et cetera.
Contents pt. 1. Miners, millhands, factory workers : Missouri, Tennessee, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Washington. The disinherited / Jack Conroy ; Puzzled America / Sherwood Anderson ; These are our lives ; The land of plenty / Robert Cantwell ; Variations on a baedecker / Stanley Burnshaw -- part 2. Farmers, sharecroppers, tenants, migrants : Iowa, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi. The executioner waits ; Rope of gold / Josephine Herbst ; The grapes of wrath / John Steinbeck ; Some American people / Erskine Caldwell ; Let us now praise famous men / James Agee -- part 3. Hungry women and faltering homes : Minnesota, Colorado, New York. Women on the breadlines / Meridel Le Sueur ; I should worry / Weldon Kees ; My America / Louis Adamic ; The reckoning / Theodore Roethke -- part 4. Jobhunting : everywhere. Puzzled America / Sherwood Anderson ; Studs Lonigan / James T. Farrell ; Boy with his hair cut short / Muriel Rukeyser -- part 5. Hitting bottom : on the road, in the ring, on the bum. You can't sleep here / Edward Newhouse ; From Flushing to Calvary / Edward Dahlberg ; The American earthquake / Edmund Wilson ; Somebody in boots / Nelson Algren ; Dempsey, Dempsey / Horace Gregory ; Waiting for nothing / Tom Kromer -- part 6. Concern and hope : vets, Negroes, CIO, TVA, CCC. Veterans on the march / Jack Douglas ; 12 million Black voices / Richard Wright ; Speech from a forthcoming play / E.E. Cummings ; Industrial valley / Ruth McKenney ; The cradle will rock / Marc Blitzstein ; Puzzled America / Sherwood Anderson -- part 7. Organizers, capitalists, fascists, communists : "guys like me and you." Devil's dream / Kenneth Fearing ; USA / John Dos Passos ; A cool million / Nathanael West ; A letter on the use of machine guns at weddings / Kenneth Patchen -- part 8. America : the grand view. Speech to those who say comrade / Archibald MacLeish ; Let America be America again / Langston Hughes ; You can't go home again / Thomas Wolfe.
Genre Literary collections.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)270320
(OCoLC)ocm00270320
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Swados, Harvey,
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