1930s

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Synonyms for 1930s

the decade from 1930 to 1939

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There is no temptation to align oneself with the victors; grandeur and tragedy belong to the vanquished, who fight, not for an ideology, but rather, like Yeats's Irish airman, for "a lonely impulse of delight"; no celebration of Nazism or imperialism but rather admiration for invention and drive in the service of madness, a madness not very different from that of the American pilots in the '30s who raced in circles in some remote part of the Midwest or who lost their lives to establish a speed record that someone else would break a few years later.
Chief among these was Ware, whose work references a veritable history of comics, from George Herriman's '30s icon Krazy Kat to the cheesy ads in '60s comics, while maintaining a distinctive tone.
There are no more AFM bosses like Petrillo, who in the '30s had enough clout to make all the radio stations in Chicago hire union musicians to flip records.
Planners demanded that Horne should balance the mass of the old bed factory with a similar one built up from the '30s building.
This is the edgy face of the new screwball comedy, which harkens back to the '30s films in its reverence for literacy but pitches its wit under a dark cloud.
The first two of these explore the '30s poetry of Hughes and Brown, respectively, here highlighted for their lofty place in present-day canons and for their divergent strategies of documenting and speaking the popular.
Furnishings from Michael Taylor Designs (based on '30s sketches by design legend Syrie Maugham) and from Circa; fabrics and wallcoverings from Scalamandre, Bergamo Fabrics and Edelman Leather; and art from Louis Stern Fine Arts are among the items "starring" in the decor.
And so what becomes clear in Bryce's work is not only the influence of comics from the '20s and '30s, but also a sharply contoured realism that itself belongs to the tradition of political art.
At six CDs, ``The Complete Brunswick and Vocalion Recordings of Louis Prima and Wingy Manone (1924-37)'' is probably more than only the most committed fan of '30s small-group swing could take.
If external resemblances between the two libraries are obvious, there are strong internal similarities between the Malmo entrance hall and that of Asplund's '30s masterpiece, the Gothenburg Law Courts.
Contemporary advocates of censorship can draw on the work of predecessors such as Karl Loewenstein, a political scientist who argued in the late '30s that cutting corners on civil liberties is sometimes necessary to preserve democracy, or David Riesman, the legal scholar and sociologist who developed the idea of "group libel" in the '40s.
This fun-filled event features the music mostly of the '20s, '30s and '40s, including swing, big band, classic jazz, traditional, blues, New Orleans and Chicago-style jazz.
Avant-Garde: Experimental Cinema of the 1920s and '30s.
They're standing in the dirt under a hot Oklahoma sun in front of an old shanty they lived in back in the early '30s when Bill Clarke was about 10, and his dad was sharecropping.