Real phonies : cultures of authenticity in post-World War II America (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Real phonies : cultures of authenticity in post-World War II America

Author: Abigail Cheever
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the twinned phenomena of phoniness and authenticity across the second half of the twentieth century - from adolescents like Holly Golightly and Holden Caulfield to sports agents like Jerry  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abigail Cheever
ISBN: 9780820332833 0820332836 9780820334295 0820334294
OCLC Number: 712489594
Description: viii, 312 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: "Individuality in name only" --
Postwar teenagers and the attitude of authenticity --
From madness to the prozac Americans --
"They didn't do it for thrills": serial killing and the problem of motive --
Assimilation, authenticity, and "natural Jewishness" --
"The man he almost is": performativity and the corporate narrative --
"Collage is the art form of the twentieth century."
Responsibility: Abigail Cheever.
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