Dust Bowl, USA: Depression America and the Ecological Imagination, 1929-1941

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Whether romantic or tragic, accounts of the dramatic events surrounding the North American Dust Bowl of the dirty thirties unearthed anxieties buried deep in America's ecological imagination. Moreover, the images of a landscape of fear remain embedded in the national consciousness today. In vivid form, the aesthetic of suffering captured in Dorothea Lange's photographs and Woody Guthrie's folk songs created the myths and memories of the Depression generation. "Dust Bowl, USA" is a critical examination of the stories that ...

Dust Bowl, USA: Depression America and the Ecological Imagination, 1929-1941 2001, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821413753

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