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The American self : myth, ideology, and popular culture / edited by Sam B. Girgus.


1st ed.. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0826305571

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Other Authors Girgus, Sam B., 1941-
Subjects Américains.
Civilisation -- États-Unis.
Civilization.
Culture populaire -- États-Unis.
Massenkultur.
National characteristics, American.
Popular culture -- United States.
Popular culture.
USA.
United States -- Civilization.
United States.
Volkskultur.
Description x, 248 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : American studies and the American self / Sam B. Girgus -- The rites of assent : rhetoric, ritual, and the ideology of American consensus / Sacvan Bercovitch -- Fiction and the American ideology : the genesis of Howells' early realism / Henry Nash Smith -- Cultural revisions in the twenties : Brooklyn Bridge as "usable past" / Alan Trachtenberg -- Some varieties of Howells' religious experience / George Arms -- The American quest for religious certainty, 1880-1915 / Ferenc Szasz -- The new covenant : the Jews and the myth of America / Sam B. Girgus -- The "limitless" freedom of myth : Paul Laurence Dunbar's The Sport of the gods and the criticism of Afro-American literature / Houston A. Baker -- American values and organized crime : suckers and wiseguys / Peter A. Lupsha -- Frontier families : crisis in ideology / Lillian Schlissel -- Rawhide heroines : the evolution of the cowgirl and the myth of America / Shelley Armitage.
Pornography, catastrophe, and vengeance : shifting narrative structures in a changing American culture / John Cawelti -- Ball four with epilogue / William C. Dowling and James Barbour -- God and man in Bedford Falls : Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life / Robert Sklar -- The Penitente Brotherhood in southwestern fiction : notes on folklife and literature / Marta Weigle -- Mark Twain and the mind's ear / Walter Blair -- American studies : the myth of methodology / Joel Jones.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6864727
(OCoLC)ocm06864727
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