The Waltons: Nostalgia and Myth in Seventies America

The Waltons: Nostalgia and Myth in Seventies America

by Mike Chopra-Gant

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848850293
Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 06/25/2013
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,167,158
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Mike Chopra-Gant is Course Leader in Mass Communications at London Metropolitan University. He is the author of Hollywood Genre and Postwar America: Masculinity, Family and Nation in Popular Movies and Film Noir (I.B.Tauris, 2005) and of Cinema and History: The Telling of Stories (2008).

Table of Contents

Introduction
• Origins and Production History of 'The Waltons'
• 'The Waltons', Nostalgia and Politics
• (Not) Following in His Father's Footsteps
• Walton Women
• Television Families
• Goodnight John Boy?
• Conclusion
• Bibliography
• Index

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