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General Information

Name:  Paul Buhle  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: September 27, 1944 in Champaign, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Paul Buhle was born in Champaign, Illinois and graduated from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign in 1966.

Biographical and Professional Information

Paul Buhle is a Senior Lecturer at Brown University. He is the co-author of four books on the history of the Hollywood Blacklist and the editor of a series of graphic non-fiction works by American comics artists and writers, among them Harvey Pekar, Sabrina Jones and Sharon Rudahl.Buhle is also the authorized biographer of C. L. R. James.Paul Buhle currently resides in Providence, Rhode Island.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Marxism in the United States :
ISBN: 0860911411. OCLC Number:

Verso,. London :. 1987.

Radical Hollywood :
ISBN: 1565848195. OCLC Number:

New Press,. New York :. ©2002.

An account of the personal and political lives of the left-wing screenwriters, directors, and actors behind Hollywood's Golden Age.

Taking care of business :
ISBN: 1583670033. OCLC Number:

Monthly Review Press,. New York :. ©1999.

Insurgent images :
ISBN: 1583670343. OCLC Number:

Monthly Review Press,. New York :. ©2002.

"The most prolific U.S. labor muralist since the 1940s, Alewitz follows the traditions of Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, and David Siqueiros as well as the early painters of the Russian Revolution. With a demonstrated blend of artistic integrity and political commitment, Insurgent Images combines grand historical themes with enlivening detail, to illustrate the interplay between personality and event. Alewitz brings to this tradition his own rich sense of irony, humor, and fantasy to illuminate the hidden spaces where connections between the workforce of the U.S. and its extended relatives across the planet are to be found."--BOOK JACKET.

Blacklisted :
ISBN: 140396145x. OCLC Number:

Palgrave Macmillan,. New York :. 2003.

"In Blacklisted, Paul Buhle and Dave Wagner have put together the definitive guide to the films, directors, stars, writers, designers, producers and anyone else who was blacklisted by the House Un-American Activities Committee during the notorious Hollywood blacklist era. With over 2000 entries, including such films as Roman Holiday and Bridge on the River Kwai, Blacklisted is the ultimate film lover's guide to Hollywood's darkest days."--Jacket.

Hide in plain sight :
ISBN: 1403966842. OCLC Number:

Palgrave Macmillan,. New York :. 2003.

Hidden in plain sight completes Buhle and Wagner's trilogy on the Hollywood blacklist. When the blacklistees were hounded out of Hollywood, some left for television where many worked on children's shows like "Rocky and Bullwinkle." A number wrote adult sitcoms such as The Donna Reed Show, and M*A*S*H while some of them ultimately returned to Hollywood and made great films such as Norma Rae, and Midnight Cowboy. This is a thoughtful look at the aftermath of the horror that was the McCarthy period from two expert historians of the blacklist period.

Tim Hector :
ISBN: 9766372802. OCLC Number:

Ian Randle,. Kingston, Jamaica :. 2006.

A people's history of American empire :
ISBN: 0805087443. OCLC Number:

Metropolitan Books,. New York :. 2008.

Adapted from the critically acclaimed chronicle of U.S. history, a study of American expansionism around the world is told from a grassroots perspective and provides an analysis of important events from Wounded Knee to Iraq.


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