Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2016

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719097225

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Watching the red dawn

The American avant-garde and the Soviet Union

Barnaby Haran

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides a new perspective on the American avant-garde in the interwar years
  • Presents a ground-breaking interdisciplinary analysis of American avant-garde culture that considers American and Soviet interrelations in several media, including architecture, theatre, photography and film
  • Offers an in-depth discussion of transnational modernist culture by looking at the complex exchanges between Americans and Russians at a moment of great change
  • Makes a genuine contribution to the field of American cultural history, and expands the discussion of radical culture during the Great Depression

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