When Frankie Went to Hollywood: Frank Sinatra and American Male Identity

When Frankie Went to Hollywood: Frank Sinatra and American Male Identity

by Karen McNally
     
 

Illuminating the cinematic career of a male pop iconSee more details below

Overview

Illuminating the cinematic career of a male pop icon

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252033346
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
04/02/2008
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction: Meet Frank Sinatra 1

1 The Postwar Success Story and Working-Class Alienation 13

2 Ethnic Stereotyping and Italian American Cultural Identity 43

3 Anticommunist Witch Hunts and Civil Rights 66

4 Vulnerable Masculinity and Damaged Veterans 90

5 Male Performance and Swingin' Bachelors 133

Conclusion: Chairman of the Board 171

Notes 185

Bibliography 207

Frank Sinatra Filmography 222

Index 225

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