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Real phonies : cultures of authenticity in post-World War II America /

Abigail Cheever.

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Author: Cheever, Abigail
Published: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2010.
Topics: American literature - 20th century - History and criticism. | Self in literature. | Authenticity (Philosophy) in literature. | Literature and society - United States - History - 20th century. | Identity (Psychology) in literature. | Identity (Psychology) in motion pictures. | Agent (Philosophy) in literature. | LITERARY CRITICISM - American - General. | LITERARY CRITICISM - Semiotics & Theory.
Regions: United States.
Genres: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. | History. | Electronic books.
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Introduction: "Individuality in name only" -- Postwar teenagers and the attitude of authenticity -- From madness to the Prozac Americans -- "They didn't do it for thrills": serial killing and the problem of motive -- Assimilation, authenticity, and "natural Jewishness" -- "The man he almost is": performativity and the corporate narrative -- Conclusion: "Collage is the art form of the twentieth century."

Table of Contents for: Real phonies : cultures of authenticity