Years of protest : a collection of American writings of the 1930’s

An historical anthology of the 1930's in America, capturing a sense of the decade through literature (essays, short

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Years of protest : a collection of American writings of the 1930’s

Table of contents :
No one has starved. In a coffee pot / by Alfred Hayes --
The hard winter / by Jack Conroy --
From Union Square / by Albert Halper --
The happiest man on earth / by Albert Maltz --
School for bums / by Mary Heaton Vorse --
From Waiting for nothing / by Tom Kromer --
Masses of men / by Erskine Caldwell --
Cows and horses are hungry / by Meridel Le Sueur --
Dubious battle in California / by John Steinbeck --
Talking Dust Bowl / by Woody Guthrie --
I ain't got no home / by Woody Guthrie --
From Let us now praise famous men / by James Agee --
A lack of confidence. Harlan : working under the gun / by John Dos Passos --
Which side are you on? / by Florence Reece --
A union meeting / by Sherwood Anderson --
From Pins and needles / by Harold Rome --
From The land of plenty / by Robert Cantwell --
From To make my bread / by Grace Lumpkin --
The earth does move / by Josephine Herbst --
The strike / by Tillie Lerner --
Cops are funny people--
if at all / by Robert Forsythe --
Communists and cops / by Edmund Wilson --
Waiting for Lefty / by Clifford Odets --
Let us have madness. Denouement / by Kenneth Fearing --
The unknown soldier / by William March --
Dispatch from Spain / by Ernest Hemingway --
Dispatch from Spain / by Herbert L. Matthews --
Say that we saw Spain die / by Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Litany for dictatorships / by Stephen Vincent Benét --
From You can't go home again / by Thomas Wolfe --
From Those who perish / by Edward Dahlberg --
From Jefferson and/or Mussolini / by Ezra Pound --
September 1, 1939 / by W.H. Auden --
The social muse. Michael Gold and the genteel spirit. Wilder : prophet of the genteel Christ / by Michael Gold --
Archibald MacLeish and the social muse. Invocation to the social muse / by Archibald MacLeish --
The social muse replies : letters to The new republic / by Allen Tate [and others] --
The writer on middle ground. Turmoil in the middle ground / by Stanley Burnshaw --
Mr. Burnshaw and the statue / by Wallace Stevens --
On southern culture. The bankruptcy of southern culture / by V.F. Calverton --
The South is a bulwark / by John Crowe Ransom --
James T. Farrell and the literary left. From A note on literary criticism / by James T. Farrell --
Sectarianism on the right / by Isidor Schneider --
In defense of James Farrell / by Granville Hicks --
Rebuttal / by James T. Farrell --
Was "Partisan" too partisan? The temptation of Dr. Williams / by the editors of Partisan review --
Partisan review / by Malcolm Cowley --
A letter to The new republic / by the editors of Partisan review --
Red ivory tower / by Malcolm Cowley --
A world to win. Cow / by Ben Field --
Did God make bedbugs? / by Michael Gold --
Can you hear their voices? / by Whittaker Chambers --
A place to lie down / by Nelson Algren --
I have seen black hands / by Richard Wright --
Four poems / by Joseph Freeman --
What the thunder said : a fire sermon / by Sol Funaroff --
New York, Cassandra / by Horace Gregory --
Four martyrs. Joe Hill listens to the praying / by Kenneth Patchen --
Stone face / by Lola Ridge --
August 22, 1927 / by David Wolff --
The trial / by Muriel Rukeyser --
A blazing sun. Peace! It's wonderful! / by Henry Miller --
Two speeches / by E.E. Cummings --
Night without sleep / by Robinson Jeffers --
The dawn of another day / by William Carlos Williams --
Aspirin is a member of the N.R.A. / by William Saroyan --
Miss Lonelyhearts and the dead pan / by Nathanael West --
Pioneers! O pioneers! / by Daniel Fuchs --
From Call it sleep / by Henry Roth.

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Collection of American Writings of the 1930's Edited by Jack Salzman with Barry Walienstein

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