Dominant Symbols in Popular Culture

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Ray Broadus Browne, Marshall William Fishwick, Kevin O. Browne
Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1990 - Social Science - 249 pages
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Nineteen essays address facets of the subject announced in the title, among them: folktale symbolism in popular art, pornography, the wilderness, movie theaters, political cartoons, food habits of Italian immigrants to America, car salesman, the book as symbol. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Contents

Introduction
1
Americas Natural Facts
11
Evolution of the Book as Symbol
20
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Ray Browne was born in Millport, Alabama, in 1922, and was educated at the University of Alabama, Columbia University, and the University of California at Los Angeles. As founder of the Popular Culture Association (1970) and of the Department of Popular Culture at Bowling Green University. Browne was an early advocate of applying serious study to popular culture. Roy B. Browne died on October 22, 2009.

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