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By Erin Royston Battat

ISBN-10: 1469614022

ISBN-13: 9781469614021

such a lot scholarship at the mass migrations of African american citizens and southern whites in the course of and after the nice melancholy treats these migrations as separate phenomena, strictly divided alongside racial strains. during this attractive interdisciplinary paintings, Erin Royston Battat argues as an alternative that we should always comprehend those Depression-era migrations as interconnected responses to the capitalist cave in and political upheavals of the early 20th century. in the course of the Nineteen Thirties and Nineteen Forties, Battat indicates, writers and artists of either races created migration tales particularly to reinforce the black-white Left alliance. Defying inflexible severe different types, Battat considers a large choice of media, together with literary classics by means of John Steinbeck and Ann Petry, "lost" novels through Sanora Babb and William Attaway, hobo novellas, photos of migrant girls by way of Dorothea Lange and Elizabeth Catlett, well known songs, and histories and ethnographies of migrant shipyard staff.

This bright rereading and improving of the period's literary and visible tradition expands our realizing of the migration narrative through uniting the political and aesthetic objectives of the black and white literary Left and illuminating the impressive interrelationship among American populism and civil rights.

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