51 / 2020
Milan Mrđenović

Reactions to Adamic's Work in the American and Slovenian Press between 1931 and 1934

The article presents the reactions of American and Slovenian daily, weekly and monthly periodicals to Adamic’s first three books, published in the USA between 1931 and 1934. Both positive and negative responses are discussed. All relevant sources are employed: Adamic's books, memoires, and correspondence, and academic articles on Adamic's writing. The author compares readers' responses to relevant findings and historical facts as well as archival material. The article presents Adamic's gradual progress from his initial writings to his later years when he became a well-known authority on immigrant issues.
KEY WORDS: Louis Adamic, immigration topics, reviews, press, emigration

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