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ConFiguring America : iconic figures, visuality, and the American identity

Author: Klaus Rieser-Wohlfarter; Michael Fuchs; Michael Phillips
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago : Intellect, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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ConFiguring America brings together a series of incisive essays that analyse a wide range of such figures: those who embody America's tendency to produce celebrities and iconic personalities with global reach. Drawing on theoretical insights from a variety of fields-including cultural iconography, visual culture, star studies, and history-a diverse group of international contributors sheds light on how these figures  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Klaus Rieser-Wohlfarter; Michael Fuchs; Michael Phillips
ISBN: 1841506354 9781841506357 1841507628 9781841507620
OCLC Number: 1080876467
Description: Online Ressource (vii, 292 Seiten) : Illustrationen
Responsibility: edited by Klaus Rieser, Michael Fuchs, and Michael Phillips.

Abstract:

ConFiguring America brings together a series of incisive essays that analyse a wide range of such figures: those who embody America's tendency to produce celebrities and iconic personalities with global reach. Drawing on theoretical insights from a variety of fields-including cultural iconography, visual culture, star studies, and history-a diverse group of international contributors sheds light on how these figures and their media representations construct America's image beyond its borders. An important addition to an expanding field, ConFiguring America will deepen readers' understanding of.

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