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The Resource The great American makeover : television, history, nation, edited and introduced by Dana Heller

The great American makeover : television, history, nation, edited and introduced by Dana Heller

Label
The great American makeover : television, history, nation
Title
The great American makeover
Title remainder
television, history, nation
Statement of responsibility
edited and introduced by Dana Heller
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Great American Makeover explores two basic questions: How do myths of self-reinvention shape America's past, and how do contemporary television makeover programs continue and question this long-standing tendency to celebrate the fundamental powers of American transformation? This collection demonstrates that the makeover mythos is a crucial link between earlier and emergent forms and processes of engagement with the national imaginary. It demonstrates the tenacity of the American fantasy of recreation and its enduring ability to speak to our shifting national desires and anxieties. At the same time, the volume speaks to American popular television's own enduring ability to reinvent itself."--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
302.23/450973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E169.12
LC item number
.G7 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Heller, Dana A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • National characteristics, American
  • Popular culture
  • Self-realization
  • Self-perception
  • Makeover television programs
  • Television
Label
The great American makeover : television, history, nation, edited and introduced by Dana Heller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
67840266
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 246 pages
Isbn
9781403974846
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006045410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Label
The great American makeover : television, history, nation, edited and introduced by Dana Heller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
67840266
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 246 pages
Isbn
9781403974846
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006045410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits

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