The Corvette in Literature and Culture: Symbolic Dimensions of America's Sports Car

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As the original American sports car, the Chevrolet Corvette has come to represent power, freedom and sexuality for more than half a century. Yet it also hints at personal identity and style, suggesting how effectively values and meaning are communicated through an object. Using various critical perspectives, this close analysis of this highly recognizable automobile finds diverse aspects of American culture revealed. Topics covered include the Corvette in literature; its ties to masculine identity, including homosexuality, ...

The Corvette in Literature and Culture: Symbolic Dimensions of America's Sports Car 2011, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786462841

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