The cultural Cold War in the Middle East

@article{HaddadianMoghaddam2020TheCC,
  title={The cultural Cold War in the Middle East},
  author={Esmaeil Haddadian-Moghaddam},
  journal={The Information Society},
  year={2020},
  volume={15},
  pages={441-463}
}
Abstract William Faulkner is an interesting case for the history of American cultural diplomacy. Although the State Department hailed him as a Cold War warrior, it had difficulty sponsoring his “modernist” novels in a book program that promoted American ideals during the Cold War. In this article I examine how the Franklin Book Programs arranged for some of Faulkner’s novels to be translated into Arabic and Persian by using sources from the Program’s archive and an interview with a former… 
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