Against the American Grain
Essays on the Effects of Mass Culture

Macdonald, Dwight
Publisher:  Vintage, New York, USA
Year Published:  1962  
Pages:  432pp   Price:  $2.25  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6670

Critical essays on American culture.

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Table of Contents:

MASSCULT & MIDCULT

HEROES/VICTIMS
Mark Twain
James Joyce
James Agee
Appendix: Jim Agee, a Memoir
Ernest Hemingway
Appendix: Dissenting Opinion

PRETENDERS
By Cozzens Possessed
Inside The Outsider
Appendix: Hands across the sea
Looking Backward

BETRAYALS
The Book-of-the-Millennium Club
Appendix: The Hard Sell
Updating the Bible
Appendix: The Camford Bible
The String Untuned
The Decline and Fall of English

EXAMINATIONS
Amateur Journalism
Howtoism
The Triumph of the Fact

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