Simons, John W.
July 1944
America;7/22/1944, Vol. 71 Issue 16, p416
The author comments on the relation of artists to a society during war. He states that American writers of the 1920s have not done well in serving the country, since they have portrayed the U.S. as diseased and decadent. However, he mentions that artists' works are bound to be misinterpreted, unless people get the larger picture. He believes that there is a need to redefine the country's democratic ideals, a need which is recognized by American artists.


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