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The Communist party

Phelps, Christopher

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Ichiro Takayoshi
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Abstract

In the Great Depression, numerous American writers and intellectuals were attracted to the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA). This chapter provides an institutional analysis of that political-literary experience, arguing that it is best understood through a prism of structure.

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Phelps, C. (2018). The Communist party. In I. Takayoshi (Ed.), American Literature in Transition: The 1930s, 421-435. Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi:10.1017/9781108563895.023

Book Type Book Chapter
Acceptance Date Mar 1, 2017
Publication Date 2018
Deposit Date Mar 21, 2017
Publicly Available Date Dec 31, 2018
Publisher Cambridge University Press (CUP)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 421-435
Book Title American Literature in Transition: The 1930s
Chapter Number 21
ISBN 9781108429382
DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108563895.023
Keywords Communism; Communist Party; CPUSA; Great Depression; Writers; Radicalism;
Public URL http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/41378
Publisher URL https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/american-literature-in-transition-19301940/communist-party/353B5783E46C0B99505351A73F69AD54
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/end_user_agreement.pdf
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