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

By Melissa Dinsman

because the moment international struggle raged all through Europe, modernist writers usually grew to become an important voices within the propaganda efforts of either side. Modernism on the Microphone: Radio, Propaganda, and Literary Aesthetics in the course of global warfare II is a finished learn of the position modernist writers' radio works performed within the propaganda struggle and the connection among modernist literary aesthetics and propaganda. Drawing on new archival examine, the booklet 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, comparable to Thomas Mann, in addition to Ezra Pound's infamous pro-fascist declares. during this means, the publication finds modernism's engagement with new applied sciences that unfolded transnational obstacles lower than the pressures of war.

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