Mystery, Violence, and Popular Culture (Hardback)John G. Cawelti (author)
Hardback 408 Pages / Published: 31/03/2004
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Mystery, Violence, and Popular Culture is John G. Cawelti's discussion of American popular culture and violence, from its precursors in Homer and Shakespeare to the Lone Ranger and Superman. Cawelti deciphers the overt sexuality, detached violence, and political intrigue embedded within Batman and.007. He analyzes the work of such famous pop-culture icons as Alfred Hitchcock, the Beatles, and Andy Warhol, and looks at a range of films, from Psycho and Dances with Wolves, and literature, from The Waste Land to Catch 22.
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Number of pages: 408
Weight: 708 g
Dimensions: 230 x 162 x 29 mm
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