The Arts, 1930-1939

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Authors: JAMES N. CRAFT and LORI HALL
Editor: Cynthia Rose
Date: 2004
American Decades Primary Sources
From: American Decades Primary Sources(Vol. 4: 1930-1939. )
Publisher: Gale
Document Type: Topic overview
Pages: 1
Content Level: (Level 2)
Lexile Measure: 840L

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THE ARTS

JAMES N. CRAFT AND

LORI HALL

Entries are arranged in chronological order by date of primary source. For entries with one primary source, the entry title is the same as the primary source title. Entries with more than one primary source have an overall entry title, followed by the titles of the primary sources.

CHRONOLOGY

Important Events in the Arts, 1930–1939 … 2

PRIMARY SOURCES

"The Production Code of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, Inc.—1930–1934"

The Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, 1930–1934 … 12

All Quiet on the Western Front

Lewis Milestone, 1930 … 15

Early Sunday Morning

Edward Hopper, 1930 … 18

Poetry of Langston Hughes … 20

"Scottsboro"; "Ballad of Roosevelt"; "Let America Be America Again"

Langston Hughes, 1932; 1934; 1936

"Art: U.S. Scene"

The Ballad of the Jealous Lover of Lone Green Valley; The Tornado; New Gotham Burlesque; American Gothic Time, December 24, 1934 … 23

Composition

Stuart Davis, 1935 … 31

It Can't Happen Here

Sinclair Lewis, 1935 … 33

"Mouse & Man"

Time, December 27, 1937 … 38

Songs of Woody Guthrie … 41

"(If You Ain't Got The) Do Re Mi"; "I
Ain't Got No Home"
Woody Guthrie, 1937; 1938

"The Killer-Diller: The Life and Four-Four Time of Benny Goodman"

Frank Norris, May 7, 1938 … 43

"Notes on a Cowboy Ballet"

Aaron Copland, 1938 … 48

One-Third of a Nation

Arthur Arent, 1938 … 54

The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck, 1939 … 60

"Lydia, the Tattooed Lady"

E.Y. Harburg, 1939 … 63

Arena: The History of the Federal Theatre

Hallie Flanagan, 1940 … 66

Marian Anderson … 70

My Lord, What a Morning
Marian Anderson, 1956

Marian Anderson: A Portrait
Kosti Vehanen, 1941

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Gale Document Number: GALE|CX3490200635