Modernism at the Microphone: Radio, Propaganda, and Literary by Melissa Dinsman PDF

By Melissa Dinsman

because the moment global conflict raged all through Europe, modernist writers frequently grew to become the most important voices within the propaganda efforts of either side. Modernism on the Microphone: Radio, Propaganda, and Literary Aesthetics in the course of global battle II is a entire learn of the function modernist writers' radio works performed within the propaganda struggle and the connection among modernist literary aesthetics and propaganda. Drawing on new archival learn, the e-book covers the published paintings of such key figures as George Orwell, Orson Welles, Dorothy L. Sayers, Louis MacNeice, Mulk Raj Anand, T.S. Eliot, and P.G. Wodehouse. as well as the paintings of Anglo-American modernists, Melissa Dinsman additionally explores the radio paintings of exiled German writers, corresponding to Thomas Mann, in addition to Ezra Pound's infamous pro-fascist publicizes. during this approach, the booklet finds modernism's engagement with new applied sciences that unfolded transnational barriers below the pressures of war.

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