Branding Texas: Performing Culture in the Lone Star State

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University of Texas Press, Aug 15, 2008 - History - 173 pages
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A study of how plays, films, television shows, museums, historical sites, and battle re-enactments - that is, performances - have created Texan identity.
 

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A study of how Texas sees and presents itself, both in performance (film,TV, & theatrical) and in real life. Fascinating stuff. Read full review

Contents

Texas and the Performance of Regionality
1
The Architectural Landscapes of Texan Cultural Memory
14
The Pedagogical Function of the Texas Revolution
37
The Performance of Authentic Behavior in SmallTown Texan Plays
71
The Political Branding of Texan Cultural Identity
95
Our Flag Still Waves Proudly from the Walls
120
Notes
125
Index
157
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LEIGH CLEMONS is Associate Professor of Theatre and Women's and Gender Studies at Louisiana State University.

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