Responses to Gone with the Wind among Slovenians on the Other Side of the Atlantic
Keywords:Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind, Slovenian Americans, serial publications, reception, American literature
The article discusses the reception of the novel and the film Gone with the Wind in serial publications published by Slovenian immigrants in the United States of America. The analysis encompassed relevant articles that appeared in publications with different ideological orientations before the mid-1950s, i.e. until the onset of the modern African American civil rights movement. The reception by Slovenian Americans is compared with the contemporary general reception of the novel and the film in the United States. Taking the historical context into consideration, the article also endeavours to establish the reasons for the differences in the reception.
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