American Dreamtime: A Cultural Analysis of Popular Movies, and Their Implications for a Science of Humanity

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Littlefield Adams Books, 1996 - Performing Arts - 336 pages
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Despite America's practical and technological aims, the money spent on film and sports events tends to convey an image of a whimsical nation. This work explores these conflicting images through an analysis of movies, revealing the ties that daily activity and thought have with a world of myth.

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The Primacy of Myth
23
A Theory of Culture as Semiospace
51
The Story of Bond
127
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