City Boys: Cagney, Bogart, Garfield

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Often presented as a gangster, newspaper reporter, or private eye, the "city boy" seemed the quintessential product of urban America, although he was more a model for his audience than a mirror of social actuality. While blending the stories of the professional and political lives of Cagney, Bogart, and Garfield into one fascinating narrative, Robert Sklar probes the cultural forces that produced this vivid cultural icon and examines its power over masculine self-definition.Often presented as a gangster, newspaper reporter, ...

City Boys: Cagney, Bogart, Garfield 1994, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691006147

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City Boys: Cagney, Bogart, Garfield 1992, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691047959

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