Unfriendly Witnesses

Unfriendly Witnesses

Gender, Theater, and Film in the McCarthy Era

eBook - 2008
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Unfriendly Witnesses: Gender, Theater, and Film in the McCarthy Era examines the experiences of seven prominent women of stage and screen whose lives and careers were damaged by the McCarthy-era "witch hunts" for Communists and Communist sympathizers in the entertainment industry: Judy Holliday, Anne Revere, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker, Margaret Webster, Mady Christians, and Kim Hunter. The effects on women of the anti-Communist crusades that swept the nation between 1947 and 1962 have been largely overlooked by cultural critics and historians, who have instead f.
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, Ă2008
ISBN: 9781435663664
1435663667
9780809328765
0809328763
9780809387335
0809387336
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 197 pages, [4] pages of plates) : illustrations

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