mid-twentieth-century love

mid-twentieth-century

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  • While the folding screen enjoyed a brief respite due to the contrivances of early cinema, evidently it was doomed: A good proportion of the land-fill of large mid-twentieth-century cities must consist mostly of folding screens.

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  • People will argue, correctly, that in showing the arrant sexism of mid-twentieth-century Britain le Carré was simply hewing to reality -- as Prime Suspect did, decades later.

    Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.: The Circus Ringmaster: John le Carré

  • People will argue, correctly, that in showing the arrant sexism of mid-twentieth-century Britain le Carré was simply hewing to reality -- as Prime Suspect did, decades later.

    Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.: The Circus Ringmaster: John le Carré

  • These unique local conditions were once celebrated by the mid-twentieth-century architects who built there before the profession was seduced by air-­conditioning.

    Why Is Everybody Tearing Down Paul Rudolph Houses and Buildings? | Inhabitat

  • This is four hundred pages of detailed exegesis of the first month of WWI, complete with snark, personlity profiles, and a healthy dose of mid-twentieth-century cultural baggage.

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  • By this account, sexual pleasure becomes what Theodor Adorno, founder of the mid-twentieth-century Frankfurt School of social theory, condemned as a biological trick to preserve the species.

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  • Even as the DSM diagnosis of depression became more widely employed around the world during the 1980s, the experience of deep sadness and distress in Japan retained the characteristics of the premodern conception of both utsushô and the mid-twentieth-century idealization typus melancholicus, the idea that overwhelming sadness was natural, quintessentially Japanese, and, in some ways, an enlightened state.

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  • The pressures of mid-twentieth-century modernity were inexorable.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • The mid-twentieth-century economy, of course, was alive and well in Indiana.

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  • Their worldview, however, was mired in mid-twentieth-century power politics.

    Juan Cole: Obama in Asia: Meeting American Decline Face to Face

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