Inventing the Egghead

Inventing the Egghead

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47.5 Inventing the Egghead

Throughout the twentieth century, pop songs, magazine articles, plays, posters, and novels in the United States represented intelligence alternately as empowering or threatening. In Inventing the Egghead, cultural historian Aaron Lecklider offers a sharp, entertaining narrative of these sources to reveal how Americans who were not part of the traditional intellectual class negotiated the complicated politics of intelligence within an accelerating mass culture.

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Book Details  

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (March 05, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 296 pages

File size: 3 MB

Protection: Watermark

Language: English

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