Twentieth-Century Teen Culture by the Decades: A Reference Guide

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she thought ought not to circulate in a public library; it included series books like the Bobbsey Twins and Tom Swift and novels by Horatio Alger and Oliver Optic--all great favorites of teen readers across the country ( West 1988, 28-29). Her list prompted some to defend this reading, but many librarians supported Root's elitist viewpoint--a situation that suggests that some adult readers were completely out of touch with the young, despite their desire to encourage more reading among teens.


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de Agnes Mille. America Dances. New York: Macmillan, 1980.

Encyclopedia Britannica Vol. 22. Chicago: William Benton, 1967.

Fass Paula. The Damned and the Beautiful: American Youth in the 1920s. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977.

Fitzgerald F. Scott. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920.

Fuller Kathryn H. At the Picture Show: Small-Town Audiences and the Creation of Movie Fan Culture. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996.

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Lewis Guy. "Sport, Youth Culture and Conventionality 1920-1970." Journal of Sport History 4, no. 2 (Summer 1977): 129-150.

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Lynd Robert S., and Helen Merrell Lynd. Middletown: A Study in Contemporary American Culture. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1929.

McDonnell Janet. America in the Twentieth Century: 1920-1929. New York: Marshall Cavendish, 1995.

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Mizener Arthur. Scott Fitzgerald and His World. London: Thames and Hudson, 1972.

Modell John. Into One's Own: From Youth to Adulthood in the United States 1920- 1975. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989.

Neth Mary. "Leisure and Generational Change: Farm Youths in the Midwest, 1910- 1940." Agricultural History 67, no. 2 (Spring 1993): 163-184.

Nilsen Alleen Pace, and Ken Donelson, eds. Literature for Today's Young Adults. 4th ed. New York: HarperCollins, 1993.

Perry George, and Alan Aldridge. The Penguin Book of Comics. London: Penguin Books, 1971.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Publication/Copyright Page iv
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • 1 - The Early Decades, 1900-1920 1
  • References 30
  • 2 - The 1920s 33
  • References 65
  • 3 - The 1930s 67
  • References 100
  • 4 - The 1940s 103
  • References 145
  • 5 - The 1950s 147
  • References 195
  • 6 - The 1960s 197
  • References 238
  • 7 - The 1970s 241
  • References 268
  • 8 - The 1980s 271
  • References 305
  • 9 - The 1990s 309
  • References 357
  • A Note on Statistics 361
  • A Note on Sources 363
  • Appendix - A Sample of. Teen-Oriented Links, to the World Wide Web 367
  • Index 371
  • About the Author 397
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