American Monroe: The Making of a Body Politic

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"A highly original work that is extremely important to the study of both culture and politics. Demonstrating how the cultural icon of Marilyn Monroe provides the "body politic" in American mass-mediated society, Baty not only offers a provocative reading of the iconographic, biographic, cartographic and hagiographic modes in which "Marilyn" has been written by others, but also gives us a novel theorization of how popular culture translates, transforms, and embodies the political sphere."--Vivian Sobchack, author of "The ...

American Monroe: The Making of a Body Politic 1995, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520088061

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American Monroe: The Making of a Body Politic 1995, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520088054

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