The American Success Myth on Film

The American Success Myth on Film

by J. Levinson

Paperback(2012)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137482525
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 05/15/2012
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

JULIE LEVINSON is a film professor at Babson College, USA. She has been the film curator for several organizations including the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston and New England Foundation for the Arts. Her publications have focused on genre films, gender representation, and metafictive narrative.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Top of the World: Cultural Narratives, Myths, and Movies Moving Up and Moving On: Mobility and the American Success Myth Work and its Discontents: The Corporate Workplace Movie Success Reassessed: Ambitious Women/Midlife Men Hallelujah, I'm a Bum: The Glorification of Unemployment Conclusion Bibliography Filmography Notes Index

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