The Literary Cold War, 1945-Vietnam

The Literary Cold War, 1945-Vietnam

eBook - 2009
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This is a ground-breaking study of the psychological and cultural impact of the Cold War on the imaginations of citizens in the UK and US. The Literary Cold War examines writers working at the hazy borders between aesthetic project and political allegory, with specific attention being paid to Vladimir Nabokov and Graham Greene as Cold War writers. The book looks at the special relationship as a form of paranoid plotline governing key Anglo-American texts from Storm Jameson through John Dos Passos to Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, as well as examining the figure of the non-aligned neutral observer.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, Ă2009
ISBN: 9780748635283
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 246 pages)


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