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Elvis culture : fans, faith, & image

Author: Erika Doss
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1999.
Series: Culture America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It doesn't matter how you remember him - rockabilly rebel, all-American boy, B-movie idol, patriotic GI, or Las Vegas superstar. Elvis Presley is the most enduring image in American popular culture. This book explains why. In researching Elvis Culture, Doss discovered that the visual image of Elvis endures because it was so carefully constructed from the start. Sifting through the visual glut of Elvisiana, she looks
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Doss, Erika Lee.
Elvis culture.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1999
(OCoLC)639600338
Named Person: Elvis Presley; Presley, Elvis <1935-1977> - Influence.; Elvis Presley; Elvis Presley; Elvis Presley; Elvis Presley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erika Doss
ISBN: 0700609482 9780700609482 0700613374 9780700613373
OCLC Number: 40043510
Description: xiii, 289 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Images of Elvis --
Paying homage to Elvis --
Saint Elvis --
Sexing Elvis --
All-white Elvis --
Who owns Elvis? --
Elvis is America.
Series Title: Culture America.
Responsibility: Erika Doss.

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