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Too much of a good thing : Mae West as cultural icon

Author: Ramona Curry
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzing the symbolic roles Mae West has occupied, the author argues that she represents an orchestrated transgression of race, class and gender expectations. The book shows how icons of pop culture  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Mae West
Material Type: Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ramona Curry
ISBN: 0816627908 9780816627905 0816627916 9780816627912
OCLC Number: 475003815
Description: xxii, 217, tav. : illustrations
Contents: The sex "queen"; the prostitute, the production code and the depression; the star commodity from asset to liability; comedic performance from social satire to self-parody; the female impersonator in gender politics; merging interests.
Responsibility: Ramona Curry

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