Twilight Zones: The Hidden Life of Cultural Images from Plato to O.J. / Edition 1

Twilight Zones: The Hidden Life of Cultural Images from Plato to O.J. / Edition 1

by Susan Bordo
     
 


"These fresh, invigorating readings of everything from Hollywood movies, commercial jingles, eating disorders, O.J. and Bob Packwood reveal the illusions from which we construct our cultural lives. Bordo is a dazzling tour guide to a world where images are more real than we seem to be. These are essays both witty and wise, personal and political, analytically… See more details below

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"These fresh, invigorating readings of everything from Hollywood movies, commercial jingles, eating disorders, O.J. and Bob Packwood reveal the illusions from which we construct our cultural lives. Bordo is a dazzling tour guide to a world where images are more real than we seem to be. These are essays both witty and wise, personal and political, analytically brilliant yet often deeply moving."—Michael Kimmel, author of Manhood in America

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ISBN-13:
9780520211025
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
02/10/1999
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Braveheart, Babe, and the Contemporary Body27
P.C., O.J., and Truth66
Never Just Pictures107
Can a Woman Harass a Man?139
Bringing Body to Theory173
The Feminist as Other192
Missing Kitchens214
Notes243
Index257

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