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Real phonies cultures of authenticity in post-World War II America by Abigail Cheever

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Self in literature,
  • Authenticity (Philosophy) in literature,
  • Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature,
  • Identity (Psychology) in motion pictures,
  • Agent (Philosophy) in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementAbigail Cheever.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS228.S36 C47 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23554805M
ISBN 100820332836, 0820334294
ISBN 109780820332833, 9780820334295
LC Control Number2009024805

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: Real Phonies: Cultures of Authenticity in Post-World War II America eBook: Abigail Cheever: Kindle Store5/5(1). Real Phonies examines the twinned phenomena of phoniness and authenticity across the second half of the twentieth century—beginning with adolescents in the s, like Holly Golightly and Holden Caulfield, and ending with mid-career professionals in the s, like sports agent Jerry Maguire. Countering the critical assumption that, with the emergence of postmodernity, the ideal of “authentic Cited by: Real Phonies examines the twinned phenomena of phoniness and authenticity across the second half of the twentieth century--beginning with adolescents in the s, like Holly Golightly and Holden Caulfield, and ending with mid-career professionals in the s, like sports agent Jerry Maguire. Real Phonies examines the twinned phenomena of phoniness and authenticity across the second half of the twentieth century-beginning with adolescents in the s, like Holly Golightly and Holden Caulfield, and ending with mid-career professionals in the s, like sports agent Jerry Maguire. Countering the critical assumption that, with the emergence of postmodernity, the ideal of "authentic .

Read this book on Questia. When Holden Caulfield, the adolescent narrator of J. D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye (), searches for a scathing insult, he inevitably comes up with “phony”: this is how the reader knows that Holden thinks the object of his scorn is ethically reprehensible, rather than just “a nasty guy” like his classmate Robert or “a touchy guy” like his cab.   Real Ponies Don't Go Oink Controlling My LifeI just read a book on how to get control of my time and therefore of my time has always had a tendency to slip away from me and do as it pleases. My life follows it, like a puppy after an untrained bird dog/5(10). The answer lies in the period's complicated attitude toward social influence. If being real means that one's performative self is in line with one's authentic self, to be a real phony is to lack an authentic self as a point of reference-to lack a self that is independent of the social world. ""Real Phonies"" begins in the postwar period to examine the twinned phenomena of phoniness and authenticity across the second half of the twentieth century - from adolescents like Holly Golightly and Holden Caulfield to sports agents like Jerry Maguire.

Real Phonies: Cultures of Authenticity in Post-World War II America. University of Georgia Press, Project For additional information about this book Access provided at 26 Feb GMT from Scholarly Communication "Real Phonies examines the twinned phenomena of phoniness and authenticity across the second half of the twentieth century - beginning with adolescents in the s like Holly Golightly and Holden Caulfield, and ending with mid-career professionals in the s, like sports agent Jerry Maguire. Copyright , Richard Kallan. All rights reserved. Materials from this website may not be reproduced without the author's express permission. Beginner Phonics Books:: For children who already know their alphabet, these books teach the five short vowels (a, e, i, o and u) as well as some of the variations of the pronunciation of the letters "s" and "f" (as in is, his, as, and of). Intermediate Phonics Books: Intermediate Phonics Books:: These books teach long vowels and the consonant blends and digraphs.