American Pulp

American Pulp

How Paperbacks Brought Modernism To Main Street

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American Pulp tells the story of the midcentury golden age of pulp paperbacks and how they brought modernism to Main Street, democratized literature and ideas, spurred social mobility, and helped readers fashion new identities. Drawing on extensive original research, Paula Rabinowitz unearths the far-reaching political, social, and aesthetic impact of the pulps between the late 1930s and early 1960s.
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2014]
ISBN: 9780691150604
Characteristics: xv, 390 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm


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