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Index
Abstract expressionism, 260, 262–
63
Accidental (in art), 48–49, 82, 129,
131
Actuarial: analysis, 15–16, 30, 155,
212, 228, 245, 302 n.42; collec-
tive, 207; construction of race,
247; the economy, 140–41; statis-
tics and groups, 2, 13–14, 127,
175; tables, 224–26
Addams, Jane, 185
Adorno, Theodor, 18, 83, 115–17,
290 n.8; Aesthetic Theory, 79–81;
Dialectic of Enlightenment, 80;
‘‘On The Fetish Character of
Music and the Regression of Lis-
tening,’’ 115–17
Advisory Council on the Arts, 202
After The War—Toward Security,
274 n.14
Agee, James, 2, 42, 48–49; Let Us
Now Praise Famous Men, 24–27,
55, 108, 277 nn.2, 3
Aid to Families with Dependent
Children (afdc) 317 n.28. See
also Welfare
Aiken, Conrad, 62
Albee, George, 178
Algren, Nelson, 37, 62, 215,
319 n.49; Nonconformity, 22
Alienation: economic, 166; identity
and, 299 n.57; of manual labor-
ers, 45, 66; modernist, 6; race
and, 212; Adam Smith and, 205;
working class and, 43; Richard
Wright and, 220, 325 n.91
Alpers, Joseph, 260
Alsberg, Harry, 27, 62, 68, 70, 72–
73, 129
American Artists Congress, 54
American Federation of Labor, 42
American Guide Series, 62–65, 73–
74, 149, 291 n.20, 293 n.32; Key
West Guide, 64, 214
American League of Authors, 42–
43
American Writers Congress: First,
37, 39, 41, 54, 58, 70, 85, 128,
229; Second, 70, 72, 76, 87;
Third, 85
Ammons, Elizabeth, 189
Anderson, Laurie, 28
Anderson, Perry, 256, 258, 265; The
Origins of Postmodernity, 256,
263
Anderson, Sherwood, 51
Ankersmit, F. R., 12, 231, 303–
304 n.52
Antin, David: ‘‘Modernism and
Postmodernism: Approaching the
Present in Poetry,’’ 256, 326 n.1
Appiah, Kwama Anthony, 211
Aragon, Louis, 112
Arnold, Thurman, 134; The Folklore
of Capitalism, 135; The Symbols
of Government, 10, 12, 134–35
Ashley, Robert, 28
Austin, J. L., 329 n.20; How To Do
Things With Words, 144, 277–
78 n.5
Avant-garde, 63, 81, 258, 260, 262–
63, 270, 278 n.5, 282 n.49; art
and the everyday, 26, 68, 277 n.3;
hostility to art as institution, 48;
hostility to audience, 55; hostility
to professionalism, 35; perfor-
mance and, 79, 111, 259, 261–62,
328 n.20; reflexivity and, 244;
risk and, 48
Baer, John, 56, 94
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 167
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