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

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

Label
The American self : myth, ideology, and popular culture
Title
The American self
Title remainder
myth, ideology, and popular culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sam B. Girgus
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
E169.1
LC item number
.A482
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Girgus, Sam B.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • USA
  • Popular culture
  • National characteristics, American
  • Américains
  • Civilisation
  • Culture populaire
  • Civilization
  • National characteristics, American
  • Popular culture
  • Volkskultur
  • Massenkultur
Label
The American self : myth, ideology, and popular culture, edited by Sam B. Girgus
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 248 pages
Isbn
9780826305572
Lccn
80052281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06864727
  • (OCoLC)ocm06864727
Label
The American self : myth, ideology, and popular culture, edited by Sam B. Girgus
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 248 pages
Isbn
9780826305572
Lccn
80052281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06864727
  • (OCoLC)ocm06864727

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