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Patterns for America [electronic resource] : Modernism and the Concept of Culture.

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Main Author: Hegeman, Susan.
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2001.
Topics: American literature - 20th century - History and criticism. | Modernism (Literature) - United States. | Literature and anthropology - United States - History - 20th century. | National characteristics, American, in literature. | Modernism (Aesthetics) - United States. | Arts, Modern - 20th century. | Arts, American. | 20th century. | American literature. | Arts, Modern. | Civilization. | History. | History and criticism. | Literature and anthropology. | Modernism (Aesthetics) | Modernism (Literature) | United States. | Literature. | LITERARY CRITICISM - American - General.
Regions: United States - Civilization - 20th century. | United States.
Genres: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. | History.
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (275 pages)
ISBN: 9781400823222 (electronic bk.)
1400823226 (electronic bk.)
Summary: In recent decades, historians and social theorists have given much thought to the concept of "culture," its origins in Western thought, and its usefulness for social analysis. In this book, Susan Hegeman focuses on the term's history in the United States in the first half of the twentieth century. She shows how, during this period, the term "culture" changed from being a technical term associated primarily with anthropology into a term of popular usage. She shows the connections between this movement of "culture" into the mainstream and the emergence of a distinctive "American culture," with i.
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More Details for: Patterns for America : Modernism and the