Literature, Popular Culture, and Society

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Index
Addison, Joseph, 59, 67-69, 76, 84, 88, 104, 107
quoted, 68, 82-83, 88-89, 100, 102n.
Adjustment to society, 128-129
Adorno, Theodor W., 6n., 155n., 159n.
Advertising, 11
of books, 60, 65
Albig, William, quoted, 24n.
Alison, Archibald, quoted, 106
Allen, B. Sprague, 69n., 74n., 87n., 94n.
Altick, Richard D., 56n.
Amelia, Fielding, 63
American Soldier, The, Stouffer, 9
Amusement, 105, 108
(See alsoDiversion; Entertainment)
Ancestry, 119-120
Architecture, culture and, 38
Aristotle, xx, 6
Arnold, Matthew, 14, 32-33n., 97
quoted, 29-30
Art:
entertainment and, 14, 45-46, 48
folk or "high," xx, 11
function of, 23, 32
genuine, versus popular culture, xix, 4-6, 23, 26-27
higher, 42, 45-46
literature as, xii
mediocre, problem of, 27-28
pleasure and, 26, 32
popular, xvii, 42, 47-50
and popular culture, debate over, 14-51
Art of Biography in Eighteenth Century England, The, Stouffer, 109n.
Art of Plain Talk, The, Flesch, 160n.
Artists, xvii
biographies of, 112-113
and the public, 18-42
status problem of, 33-34
Aspects of Biography, Maurois, 135n.
Atkins, J. W. H., 67n., 107n.
Audiences:
building of, in eighteenth century England, 55-65, 77-78, 90-91, 95
imagination of, 23-24
passivity of, 20
restlessness of, 20
(See alsoPublic, the)
Augustan Satire, Jack, 72n.
Aurelia, Hoole, 71
Austen, Jane, 93n.
Authoritarian Personality, The, Adornoet al, 159n.
Bagehot, Walter, 14-15
quoted, 30-31
Bateson, F. W., 78n., 96n.
Battle of the Books, Swift, 106
Beauty:
appreciation of, 27
art and, 46-47
and the good life, 25-27
Bee, The, 75, 81n.
Beggar's Opera, The, 35
Behaviorism, 125
Benjamin, Walter, 155n.
Bentley, Eric, 144n.
Berelson, Bernard, 153n.
Bible Societies, 56
Biographies, 109
function of, 114
increase in, 111
language of, 127
lists of types of, 111-112
modern, 114
familiarity in, 134-136
German, 130n.
language of, 130-134
in magazines, 109-140
shortcomings of, 143
in the 1920s, 112-113
popular, xiv
Blackmore, Sir Richard, 67
Blair, Hugh, 99, 101
Bobbitt, Franklin, quoted, 135
Bon Ton, Garrick, 70
Book clubs, 57
Book publishers, 10, 56, 59, 61
Book reviews, 62-65
Books:
advertising of, 60
cost of, 60
women and, 58, 68, 71
(See alsoLiterature; Reading)
Booksellers and bookselling, 58-62
Boswell, James, 61

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