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Pop culture and the dark side of the American dream : con men, gangsters, drug lords, and zombies

Cantor, Paul A. (Paul Arthur), 1945- author

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  • Creator Paul A. Cantor
  • Format Books
  • Publication Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2019] ©2019
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource
  • ISBNs 9780813177328, 0813177324, 9780813177304, 0813177308
  • OCLC on1085566650

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Aristocracy in America: Huckleberry Finn and the democratic art of imposture -- The talented Mr. Dukenfield: W. C. Fields and the American dream -- "I believe in America": the Godfather films and the immigrant's tragedy -- The Macbeth of meth: Breaking bad and the tragedy of Walter White -- The apocalyptic strain in popular culture: the American nightmare becomes the American dream
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