Nadel, Alan CONTAINMENT CULTURE: American Narratives, Postmodernism, and the Atomic Age
Durham & London Duke Univ Press 1995 0822316994 / 9780822316992 First Thus Softcover Good+
xiii, + 332pp., intext b/white halftone plate illustrations. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Former owner's details on half-title page, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, gloss card wrapper splayed and edgeworn, plus an area of biopredation at edge of plain inner front. " . . . a unique analysis of the rise of American postmodernism . . . " Contents, in chaptered 'parts', include: Prelims., Intro., Straight Story and the Dual Nature, Containment Culture, Double or Nothing, Two Nations Too, Coda Democracy, Conclusion, Notes, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 600g.