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Contents 1. The "Fifties," an American Metaphor 2. A Vertiginous Languor: Modernity and Melancholia 3. Overripe America 4. Making Love with Absence: Neoconservatism and the Fifties 5. X-ray Vision and the Powers of Performance: Letting Go of the Fifties 6. The Left Reviews the "Fifties" Conclusion: America, a Phoenix Reborn (Again) Notes Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
United States -- Civilization -- 1945-.
National characteristics, American.
Popular culture -- United States.
Nostalgia -- United States.
Depression, Mental -- Political aspects -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-.
Political culture -- United States.
Conservatism -- United States.