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The American adrenaline narrative

Author: Kristin J Jacobson
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The attempt to understand the desires related to radical, risky acts like climbing to 29,028 feet as well as the everyday participation in and fascination with extreme lifestyles lays at the heart of this book and the extreme adventure narratives it studies. The American Adrenaline Narrative identifies and examines such stories' desiring natures and considers how perilous outdoor adventure tales, what the author  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jacobson, Kristin J.
The American Adrenaline Narrative
Athens : University of Georgia Press,c2020
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kristin J Jacobson
ISBN: 9780820356983 0820356980
OCLC Number: 1153768349
Description: 1 online resource (284 p.)
Contents: 1. DESIRING NATURES --
2. CONQUERING NATURES --
3. SPIRITUAL NATURES --
4. EROTIC NATURES --
5. RISKY NATURES --
6. RESTORATIVE NATURES --
Appendix : List of Contemporary American Adrenaline Narratives.
Responsibility: Kristin J. Jacobson.

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Considers the nature of perilous outdoor adventure tales, their gendered biases, and how they simultaneously promote and hinder ecological sustainability. To explore these themes, Kristin Jacobson  Read more...

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