Documentary expression and thirties America / William Stott

Auteur principal: Stott, William, AuteurLangue: anglais.Pays: EtatsUnis.Publication : Chicago, London : The University of Chicago press, 1986Description : 369 p.-[32] p. d'ill. : ill., couv. ill. ; 20 cmISBN: 0226775593.Dewey: 770.973 09, 22 ; 070.097 309043, 22Résumé: "A comprehensive inquiry into the attitudes and ambitions that characterized the documentary impulse of the thirties. The subject is a large one, for it embraces (among much else) radical journalism, academic sociology, the esthetics of photography, Government relief programs, radio broadcasting, the literature of social work, the rhetoric of political persuasion, and the effect of all these on the traditional arts of literature, painting, theater and dance. The great merit of Mr. Stott's study lies precisely in its wide-ranging view of this complex terrain."—Hilton Kramer, New York Times Book Review.Sujet - Nom commun: Culture populaire -- États-Unis -- 1900-1945 | Films documentaires -- États-Unis -- 1929-1945 -- Histoire et critique | Photographie documentaire -- États-Unis -- 1900-1945 Sujet: 1919-1939 | société | Etats-Unis | photographie
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"A comprehensive inquiry into the attitudes and ambitions that characterized the documentary impulse of the thirties. The subject is a large one, for it embraces (among much else) radical journalism, academic sociology, the esthetics of photography, Government relief programs, radio broadcasting, the literature of social work, the rhetoric of political persuasion, and the effect of all these on the traditional arts of literature, painting, theater and dance. The great merit of Mr. Stott's study lies precisely in its wide-ranging view of this complex terrain."—Hilton Kramer, New York Times Book Review

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