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The 50s : the story of a decade, The New Yorker ; edited by Henry Finder ; introduction by David Remnick

Label
The 50s : the story of a decade
Title
The 50s
Title remainder
the story of a decade
Statement of responsibility
The New Yorker ; edited by Henry Finder ; introduction by David Remnick
Title variation
  • Fifties
  • 1950s
  • Story of a decade
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A look back at the 1950s chronicles the tensions and innovations that lay behind the decade's more placid surface during a time of prosperity and contradiction
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E169.12
LC item number
.A187 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The 50s : the story of a decade, The New Yorker ; edited by Henry Finder ; introduction by David Remnick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A.J. Liebling
  • Mr. Hunter's grave (on a Staten Island cemetery)
  • Joseph Mitchell
  • The cherubs are rumbling (on juvenile gangs)
  • Walter Bernstein --
  • Part one.
  • American scenes
  • a note by Elizabeth Kolbert.
  • Success (on Jackie Robinson, V salesman)
  • John Graham and Rex Lardner
  • Fallout (on radioactive debris)
  • Daniel Lang
  • Ahab and nemesis (on Rocky Marciano vs. Archie Moore)
  • Winthrop Sargeant
  • The duke in his domain (on Marlon Brando in Kyoto)
  • Truman Capote
  • A woman entering a taxi in the rain (on Richard Avedon)
  • Winthrop Sargeant --
  • Part two.
  • Artists & entertainers
  • a note by Rebecca Mead.
  • The perfect glow (on Oscar Hammerstein II)
  • (Philip Hamburger
  • Throw the little old lady down the stairs! (on John Huston and the making of The red badge of courage)
  • Lillian Ross
  • Humility, concentration, and gusto (on Marianne Moore)
  • James Thurber
  • A meeting in Atlanta (on the NAACP assembly)
  • Bernard Taper
  • Letter from Chicago (on the Democratic Convention)
  • Richard H. Rovere
  • Letter from San Francisco (on the Republican Convention)
  • Richard Rovere
  • Letter from Washington (on Eisenhower and Little Rock)
  • Richard H. Rovere --
  • Part three.
  • Shifting grounds
  • a note by Jill Lepore.
  • The foolingh things of the world (on Dorothy Day)
  • Dwight MacDonald
  • Notes and comment (on the case against Senator McCarthy)
  • E.B. White
  • The psychosemanticist will see you now, Mr. Thurber (on fifties jargon)
  • Emily Hahn
  • Letters from Paris (on the Algerian War)
  • Janet Flanner
  • Letter from Gaza (on refugees in the Strip)
  • A. J. Liebling
  • Cuban interlude (on Cuba and its rebels)
  • Norman Lewis --
  • Part four.
  • Far-flung
  • a note by Evan Osnos.
  • No one but the Glosters (on a Korean War battle)
  • E.J. Kahn, Jr.
  • The seventeenth of June (on an uprising in East Germany)
  • Joseph Wechsberg
  • The old boys (on Chiang Kai-Shek)
  • Toots Shor
  • John Bainbridge
  • Harold Ross
  • E.B. White
  • Sylvester Weaver
  • Thomas Whiteside
  • Emily Post
  • Geoffrey T. Hellman
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Geoffrey T. Hellman
  • Part Five.
  • Bobby Fischer
  • Bernard Taper
  • Mort Sahl
  • Whitney Balliett
  • Leonard Bernstein
  • Robert Rice
  • Lorraine Hansberry
  • Lillian Ross.
  • Computers.
  • I.B.M.s new brain
  • Takes
  • John Brooks
  • The Nim machine
  • Rex Lardner
  • Data processing systems
  • John Brooks
  • Election results via Univac
  • Philip Hamburger
  • The perceptron simulator
  • Harding Mason
  • Curious developments.
  • a note by Malcolm Gladwell.
  • The home freezer
  • Brendan Gill
  • Jazz class at Columbia
  • Whitney Balliett
  • Vaccinating against polio
  • John McNulty
  • Marketing Miltown
  • Thomas Whiteside
  • Rock 'n' roll's young enthusiasts
  • Dwight MacDonald
  • Characters.
  • The push-button phone
  • Harriet Ben Exra
  • The arrival of videotape
  • Louis P. Forster
  • The quiz-show scandals
  • John Updike --
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Lillian Ross
  • Jackson Pollock
  • Berton Roueché
  • Black man's burden (on Invisible man by Ralph Ellison)
  • Anthony West
  • The book-of-the-millenium club (on Mortimer Adler's great books set)
  • Dwight MacDonald
  • Doctor life and his guardian angel (on Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak)
  • Edmund Wilson.
  • The current cinema.
  • Good tough stuff (on On the waterfront)
  • John McCarten
  • No sanctuary (on The 400 blows)
  • Part six.
  • John McCarten
  • The theatre.
  • Bouquets, brickbats, and obituaries (on Guys and dolls)
  • Wolcott Gibbs
  • Something to remember us by (on Cat on a hot tin roof)
  • Wolcott Gibbs
  • Beep the meem (on Marcel Marceau)
  • Wolcott Gibbs
  • Shaw with music (on My fair lady)
  • Wolcott Gibbs
  • The critics
  • Points west (on A raisin in the sun)
  • Kenneth Tynan
  • Cornucopia (on Gypsy)
  • Kenneth Tynan
  • Television.
  • Peeping Funt (on Candid camera)
  • Philip Hamburger
  • Bananas in general (on TV comedians)
  • John Lardner
  • Thoughts on Radio-Televese (on on-the-air language)
  • a note by Adam Gopnik.
  • John Lardner
  • Art & architecture.
  • Extremeists (on Jackson Pollock et al.)
  • Robert M. Coates
  • Styles and personalities (on an Abstract expressionism show)
  • Robert M. Coates
  • The mud wasps of Manhattan (on tall buildings gone wrong)
  • Lewis Mumford
  • The roaring traffic's boom (on a congested metropolis)
  • Lewis Mumford
  • Books.
  • The lesson of the master (on the Seagram building)
  • Lewis Mumford
  • Music.
  • Jazz records (on Sonny Rollins and Thelonious Monk)
  • Whitney Balliett
  • Man with a manner (on Glenn Gould at Carnegie Hall)
  • Winthrop Sargeant
  • Jazz records (on Coleman Hawkins)
  • Whitney Balliett --
  • The vision of the innocent (on The catcher in the rye by J.D. Salinger
  • S.N. Behrman
  • Green on Doting (on Henry Green)
  • V. S. Pritchett
  • Karl Shapiro
  • The artist
  • William Carlos Williams
  • Living in sin
  • Adrienne Cecile Rich
  • Questions of travel
  • Elizabeth Bishop
  • Sparrows
  • Hayden Carruth
  • First things first
  • Part seven.
  • W.H. Auden
  • Voices from the other world
  • James Merrill
  • Mussel hunter at Rock Harbor
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Just how low can a highbrow go when a highbrow lowers his brow?
  • Ogden Nash
  • The arctic ox
  • Marianne Moore
  • The goodnight
  • Poetry
  • Louis Simpson
  • Lying awake
  • W. D. Snodgrass
  • The road back
  • Anne Sexton --
  • a note by Paul Muldoon.
  • Boys at the window
  • Richard Wilbur
  • Frau Bauman, Frau Schmidt, and Frau Schwartze
  • Theodore Roethke
  • Love for a hand
  • Mavis Gallant
  • Six feet of the country
  • Nadine Gordimer
  • Pnin
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • The state of grace
  • Harold Brodkey
  • The country husband
  • John Cheever
  • The happiest I've been
  • Part eight.
  • John Updike
  • Defender of the faith
  • Philip Roth
  • Fiction
  • a note by Jonathan Franzen.
  • Taste
  • Roald Dahl
  • No place for you, my love
  • Eudora Welty
  • The other Paris
Control code
ocn899332145
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 764 pages
Isbn
9780679644811
Lccn
2015030067
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)899332145
Label
The 50s : the story of a decade, The New Yorker ; edited by Henry Finder ; introduction by David Remnick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A.J. Liebling
  • Mr. Hunter's grave (on a Staten Island cemetery)
  • Joseph Mitchell
  • The cherubs are rumbling (on juvenile gangs)
  • Walter Bernstein --
  • Part one.
  • American scenes
  • a note by Elizabeth Kolbert.
  • Success (on Jackie Robinson, V salesman)
  • John Graham and Rex Lardner
  • Fallout (on radioactive debris)
  • Daniel Lang
  • Ahab and nemesis (on Rocky Marciano vs. Archie Moore)
  • Winthrop Sargeant
  • The duke in his domain (on Marlon Brando in Kyoto)
  • Truman Capote
  • A woman entering a taxi in the rain (on Richard Avedon)
  • Winthrop Sargeant --
  • Part two.
  • Artists & entertainers
  • a note by Rebecca Mead.
  • The perfect glow (on Oscar Hammerstein II)
  • (Philip Hamburger
  • Throw the little old lady down the stairs! (on John Huston and the making of The red badge of courage)
  • Lillian Ross
  • Humility, concentration, and gusto (on Marianne Moore)
  • James Thurber
  • A meeting in Atlanta (on the NAACP assembly)
  • Bernard Taper
  • Letter from Chicago (on the Democratic Convention)
  • Richard H. Rovere
  • Letter from San Francisco (on the Republican Convention)
  • Richard Rovere
  • Letter from Washington (on Eisenhower and Little Rock)
  • Richard H. Rovere --
  • Part three.
  • Shifting grounds
  • a note by Jill Lepore.
  • The foolingh things of the world (on Dorothy Day)
  • Dwight MacDonald
  • Notes and comment (on the case against Senator McCarthy)
  • E.B. White
  • The psychosemanticist will see you now, Mr. Thurber (on fifties jargon)
  • Emily Hahn
  • Letters from Paris (on the Algerian War)
  • Janet Flanner
  • Letter from Gaza (on refugees in the Strip)
  • A. J. Liebling
  • Cuban interlude (on Cuba and its rebels)
  • Norman Lewis --
  • Part four.
  • Far-flung
  • a note by Evan Osnos.
  • No one but the Glosters (on a Korean War battle)
  • E.J. Kahn, Jr.
  • The seventeenth of June (on an uprising in East Germany)
  • Joseph Wechsberg
  • The old boys (on Chiang Kai-Shek)
  • Toots Shor
  • John Bainbridge
  • Harold Ross
  • E.B. White
  • Sylvester Weaver
  • Thomas Whiteside
  • Emily Post
  • Geoffrey T. Hellman
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Geoffrey T. Hellman
  • Part Five.
  • Bobby Fischer
  • Bernard Taper
  • Mort Sahl
  • Whitney Balliett
  • Leonard Bernstein
  • Robert Rice
  • Lorraine Hansberry
  • Lillian Ross.
  • Computers.
  • I.B.M.s new brain
  • Takes
  • John Brooks
  • The Nim machine
  • Rex Lardner
  • Data processing systems
  • John Brooks
  • Election results via Univac
  • Philip Hamburger
  • The perceptron simulator
  • Harding Mason
  • Curious developments.
  • a note by Malcolm Gladwell.
  • The home freezer
  • Brendan Gill
  • Jazz class at Columbia
  • Whitney Balliett
  • Vaccinating against polio
  • John McNulty
  • Marketing Miltown
  • Thomas Whiteside
  • Rock 'n' roll's young enthusiasts
  • Dwight MacDonald
  • Characters.
  • The push-button phone
  • Harriet Ben Exra
  • The arrival of videotape
  • Louis P. Forster
  • The quiz-show scandals
  • John Updike --
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Lillian Ross
  • Jackson Pollock
  • Berton Roueché
  • Black man's burden (on Invisible man by Ralph Ellison)
  • Anthony West
  • The book-of-the-millenium club (on Mortimer Adler's great books set)
  • Dwight MacDonald
  • Doctor life and his guardian angel (on Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak)
  • Edmund Wilson.
  • The current cinema.
  • Good tough stuff (on On the waterfront)
  • John McCarten
  • No sanctuary (on The 400 blows)
  • Part six.
  • John McCarten
  • The theatre.
  • Bouquets, brickbats, and obituaries (on Guys and dolls)
  • Wolcott Gibbs
  • Something to remember us by (on Cat on a hot tin roof)
  • Wolcott Gibbs
  • Beep the meem (on Marcel Marceau)
  • Wolcott Gibbs
  • Shaw with music (on My fair lady)
  • Wolcott Gibbs
  • The critics
  • Points west (on A raisin in the sun)
  • Kenneth Tynan
  • Cornucopia (on Gypsy)
  • Kenneth Tynan
  • Television.
  • Peeping Funt (on Candid camera)
  • Philip Hamburger
  • Bananas in general (on TV comedians)
  • John Lardner
  • Thoughts on Radio-Televese (on on-the-air language)
  • a note by Adam Gopnik.
  • John Lardner
  • Art & architecture.
  • Extremeists (on Jackson Pollock et al.)
  • Robert M. Coates
  • Styles and personalities (on an Abstract expressionism show)
  • Robert M. Coates
  • The mud wasps of Manhattan (on tall buildings gone wrong)
  • Lewis Mumford
  • The roaring traffic's boom (on a congested metropolis)
  • Lewis Mumford
  • Books.
  • The lesson of the master (on the Seagram building)
  • Lewis Mumford
  • Music.
  • Jazz records (on Sonny Rollins and Thelonious Monk)
  • Whitney Balliett
  • Man with a manner (on Glenn Gould at Carnegie Hall)
  • Winthrop Sargeant
  • Jazz records (on Coleman Hawkins)
  • Whitney Balliett --
  • The vision of the innocent (on The catcher in the rye by J.D. Salinger
  • S.N. Behrman
  • Green on Doting (on Henry Green)
  • V. S. Pritchett
  • Karl Shapiro
  • The artist
  • William Carlos Williams
  • Living in sin
  • Adrienne Cecile Rich
  • Questions of travel
  • Elizabeth Bishop
  • Sparrows
  • Hayden Carruth
  • First things first
  • Part seven.
  • W.H. Auden
  • Voices from the other world
  • James Merrill
  • Mussel hunter at Rock Harbor
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Just how low can a highbrow go when a highbrow lowers his brow?
  • Ogden Nash
  • The arctic ox
  • Marianne Moore
  • The goodnight
  • Poetry
  • Louis Simpson
  • Lying awake
  • W. D. Snodgrass
  • The road back
  • Anne Sexton --
  • a note by Paul Muldoon.
  • Boys at the window
  • Richard Wilbur
  • Frau Bauman, Frau Schmidt, and Frau Schwartze
  • Theodore Roethke
  • Love for a hand
  • Mavis Gallant
  • Six feet of the country
  • Nadine Gordimer
  • Pnin
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • The state of grace
  • Harold Brodkey
  • The country husband
  • John Cheever
  • The happiest I've been
  • Part eight.
  • John Updike
  • Defender of the faith
  • Philip Roth
  • Fiction
  • a note by Jonathan Franzen.
  • Taste
  • Roald Dahl
  • No place for you, my love
  • Eudora Welty
  • The other Paris
Control code
ocn899332145
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 764 pages
Isbn
9780679644811
Lccn
2015030067
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)899332145

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