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The Resource ConFiguring America : iconic figures, visuality, and the American identity, edited by Klaus Rieser, Michael Fuchs, and Michael Phillips

ConFiguring America : iconic figures, visuality, and the American identity, edited by Klaus Rieser, Michael Fuchs, and Michael Phillips

Label
ConFiguring America : iconic figures, visuality, and the American identity
Title
ConFiguring America
Title remainder
iconic figures, visuality, and the American identity
Statement of responsibility
edited by Klaus Rieser, Michael Fuchs, and Michael Phillips
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
AU@
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1981-
  • 1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rieser-Wohlfarter, Klaus,
  • Fuchs, Michael
  • Phillips, Michael
  • Eileraas, Karina
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National characteristics, American
  • Popular culture
  • Celebrities
  • Symbolism
  • Group identity
  • Arts and society
  • Arts and society
  • Celebrities
  • Group identity
  • National characteristics, American
  • Popular culture
  • Symbolism
  • United States
Label
ConFiguring America : iconic figures, visuality, and the American identity, edited by Klaus Rieser, Michael Fuchs, and Michael Phillips
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I. Icons and the struggle over meaning -- 'Just like you', but not like us : staging national belonging, multiracial femininity, and collective memory in the American Girl family / Karina Eileraas -- Behind the brown mask : Joe Louis' face and the construction of racial mythologies / Marcy S. Sacks -- LeBron James and the web of discourse : iconic sports figures and semantic struggles / Michael Phillips -- Part II. Appropriating iconic figures -- O Superman : the many faces of the Man of Steel / Bradley Bailey -- Thirty are better than one : Marilyn Monroe and the performance of Americanness / Susanne Hamscha -- Queering cowboys, queering futurity : the re/construction of American cowboy masculinity / Leopold Lippert -- Iconizing radical change : how Gary Cooper led Poland to freedom / Jolanta Szymkowska-Bartyzel
  • Part III. The mutability and abstraction of iconic figures -- The embodiment of a nation : the iconicity of Uncle Sam and the construction of a conflicted national identity / Louis J. Kern -- Lois Lane : the making of a girl reporter / Peter Lee -- War in four colors : the battle between Superman and Captain America for America's hearts and minds during World War II / B. Keith Murphy -- Myth and materiality : the duality of Grace Kelly / Ana Salzberg -- 'Its own special attraction' : meditations on martyrdom and the iconicity of civil rights widows / Brenda Tindal
Control code
843887754
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 292 pages
Isbn
9781841506357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)843887754
Label
ConFiguring America : iconic figures, visuality, and the American identity, edited by Klaus Rieser, Michael Fuchs, and Michael Phillips
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I. Icons and the struggle over meaning -- 'Just like you', but not like us : staging national belonging, multiracial femininity, and collective memory in the American Girl family / Karina Eileraas -- Behind the brown mask : Joe Louis' face and the construction of racial mythologies / Marcy S. Sacks -- LeBron James and the web of discourse : iconic sports figures and semantic struggles / Michael Phillips -- Part II. Appropriating iconic figures -- O Superman : the many faces of the Man of Steel / Bradley Bailey -- Thirty are better than one : Marilyn Monroe and the performance of Americanness / Susanne Hamscha -- Queering cowboys, queering futurity : the re/construction of American cowboy masculinity / Leopold Lippert -- Iconizing radical change : how Gary Cooper led Poland to freedom / Jolanta Szymkowska-Bartyzel
  • Part III. The mutability and abstraction of iconic figures -- The embodiment of a nation : the iconicity of Uncle Sam and the construction of a conflicted national identity / Louis J. Kern -- Lois Lane : the making of a girl reporter / Peter Lee -- War in four colors : the battle between Superman and Captain America for America's hearts and minds during World War II / B. Keith Murphy -- Myth and materiality : the duality of Grace Kelly / Ana Salzberg -- 'Its own special attraction' : meditations on martyrdom and the iconicity of civil rights widows / Brenda Tindal
Control code
843887754
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 292 pages
Isbn
9781841506357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)843887754

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