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Chick Flick Road Kill: A Behind the Scenes Odyssey Into Movie-Made America


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Februar 2007

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

As a child of the 1980s, Alicia Rebensdorf was raised by TV and movies. But when she, like so many of her generation, found herself a bored twentysomething, waitressing and wondering why life wasn't as she imagined it would be, she devised a plan: She'd visit the locations of the shows and movies she grew up with and try to come to terms with her nostalgia for places and scenes that purported a real America.
"Chick Flick Road Kill" explores Rebensdorf's relationship to popular culture and media mythology. From the streets of Fargo, North Dakota, to the bleachers of the still-intact field from "The Field of Dreams" in Dyersville, Iowa, Rebensdorf learns that her generation's sense of America is, indeed, as flat as its two-dimensional TV screens.
What's more, she discovers the America behind the Hollywood myth - one that's far more exciting when freed from the mystique and power of pop culture's romanticism.
EAN: 9781580051941
ISBN: 1580051944
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SEAL PRESS
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2007
Seitenanzahl: 292 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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