John Wayne: Prophet of the American Way of Life / Edition 399 by Emanuel Levy | 9780810835313 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
John Wayne: Prophet of the American Way of Life / Edition 399

John Wayne: Prophet of the American Way of Life / Edition 399

by Emanuel Levy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0810835312

ISBN-13: 9780810835313

Pub. Date: 10/28/1998

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

John Wayne was the most popular and the most durable star in film history. He was also a national legend, a folk hero, and a powerful symbol of the American Dream. Levy evaluates Wayne's film oeuvre by comparing him with other major stars of his generation and demonstrates that of all American actors, he came closest to the notion of 'actor-as-auteur.'

Overview

John Wayne was the most popular and the most durable star in film history. He was also a national legend, a folk hero, and a powerful symbol of the American Dream. Levy evaluates Wayne's film oeuvre by comparing him with other major stars of his generation and demonstrates that of all American actors, he came closest to the notion of 'actor-as-auteur.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810835313
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.92(d)

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