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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Motion pictures -- Political aspects -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAlan Nadel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.S6 N33 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 238 p. :
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1009064M
ISBN 100813524393, 0813524407
LC Control Number96049062

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"Flatlining on the Field of Dreams brilliantly restages the cultural narratives associated with Reaganism within a neo-imperialist cinematic space and reveals the heretofore unexamined role class played in the reproduction of those narratives."-Donald E. Pease, Dartmouth College. Alan Nadel is the Bryan Chair of American literature and culture at the University of Kentucky, where he teaches literature and film. He is the editor of May All Your Fences Have Gates (Iowa, ) and the author of Invisible Criticism: Ralph Ellison and the American Canon (Iowa, ), Containment Culture: American Narratives, Postmodernism, and the Atomic Age, Flatlining on the Field of Dreams/5(5).   He is the editor of May All Your Fences Have Gates (Iowa, ) and the author of Invisible Criticism: Ralph Ellison and the American Canon (Iowa, ), Containment Culture: American Narratives, Postmodernism, and the Atomic Age, Flatlining on the Field of Dreams:4/5. Flatlining on the field of dreams: cultural narratives in the films of President Reagan's America / Alan Nadel Date: Editeur / Publisher: New Brunswick (N.J.): Rutgers University Press, cop.