Mad Men, Death and the American Dream

Mad Men, Death and the American Dream

by Elisabeth Bronfen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783037345504
Publisher: Diaphanes
Publication date: 07/15/2016
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Elisabeth Bronfen is professor of English and American studies at the University of Zurich and the Global Distinguished Professor of German at New York University. She is the author of several books, including, most recently, Night Passages: Philosophy, Literature, and Film.

Table of Contents

The American Dream—A Game of Confidence
Pitching America
Beyond the Happiness Principle
The Elevator—A Heterotopia
National Hauntings
The Moon Belongs to Everyone
Going to Commercial
Notes
Bibliography
Five Iconic Scenes
Acknowledgements
 

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