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A History of American Magazines, Volume V: 1905-1930
Language: en
Pages: 616
Authors: Frank Luther Mott
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-12 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

In 1939 Frank Luther Mott received a Pulitzer Prize for Volumes II and III of his History of American Magazines. In 1958 he was awarded the Bancroft Prize for Volume IV. He was at work on Volume V of the projected six-volume history when he died in October 1964. He
Twentieth-century American Success Rhetoric
Language: en
Pages: 249
Authors: John Ramage, John D. Ramage
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: SIU Press

Self-help authors like Tom Peters and Stephen Covey, who have dominated best-seller lists over the last two decades, have exercised increasing influence on political, governmental, and educational organizations. By contrast, the topic of American success books-- texts that promise to help readers succeed by retrofitting their identity to meet workplace
Skyscraper Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 367
Authors: Merrill Schleier
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

From the silent era until the advent of the Cinemascope--the skyscraper as movie star. Whether tall office buildings, high-rise apartments, or lofty hotels, skyscrapers have been stars in American cinema since the silent era. Cinema's tall buildings have been variously represented as unbridled aspiration, dens of iniquity and eroticism, beacons
Keeping Up with the Joneses
Language: en
Pages: 223
Authors: Susan J. Matt
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

A century ago many Americans condemned envy as a destructive emotion and a sin. Today few Americans expect criticism when they express envy, and some commentators maintain that the emotion drives the economy. This shift in attitude is Susan Matt's central concern. Keeping up with the Joneses: Envy in American
The American Novel 1870-1940
Language: en
Pages: 628
Authors: Priscilla Wald, Michael A. Elliott, Jonathan Arac
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This series presents a comprehensive, global and up-to-date history of English-language prose fiction and written ... by a international team of scholars ... -- dust jacket.