Tag Archives: John Updike

Cultural Rebirth Aborted, Changing of the Guard Denied, The Elders on Life Support, and the Abomination Fills the Land: America Since Its “Pleasantville” Fifties

Culture War, Class War Chapter Seven: Cultural Rebirth, Aborted It’s a (Not So) Wonderful Life…for the World War Two Generation Compared to Their Boomer Children War Compelled the Dashing of Dreams for WWII Gen Youth – It’s a Not-So Wonderful … Continue reading

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We Are the Centaurs, My Friends… The WWII Generation’s Sacrifices Made Their Children’s Quest for Authenticity Possible

The WWII Generation’s Sacrifices Made Sixties Visions Possible Mashing Butterflies and Drowning Kittens This is not to say, however, that the generations before the WWII Generation were allowed their dreams and that the WWII Generation is unique in being crippled … Continue reading

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