- Author : Will Kaufman
- Publisher : University of Illinois Press
- Release Date : 2011
- Genre: Biography & Autobiography
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- ISBN 10 : 9780252036026
Woody Guthrie American Radical Book Description :
Kaufman traces Guthrie's political activism and influence on the American and international protest song movement from the Great Depression to McCarthyism. Utilizing a wealth of previously unseen archival materials such as letters, song lyrics, essays, personal reflections, photos and other manuscripts, Woody Guthrie, American Radical introduces a heretofore unknown Woody Guthrie: the canny political strategist, fitful thinker and cultural front activist practically buried in the general public's romantic celebration of the "Dust Bowl Troubadour."...