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Title The great recession in fiction, film, and television : twenty-first-century bust culture / Kirk Boyle and Daniel Mrozowski [editors].
Published Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2013]
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Description xxvi, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Creative documentation of creative destruction / Kirk Boyle and Daniel Mrozowski -- Section 1 : Film -- The imagination of economic disaster : eco-catastrophe films of the great recession / Kirk Boyle -- Real-to-reel recessionary horrors in Drag me to hell and Contagion / April Miller -- Horror at the Homestead : The (re)possession of American property in Paranormal activity and Paranormal activity II / James Stone -- Section 2 : Fiction -- "Crash fiction": American literary novels of the global financial crisis / Daniel Mattingly -- Mommy porn, more or less : Fifty shades of grey and conservative feminism in the new economy / Sarah Domet -- "We are the walking dead" : zombie literature in recession-era America / Lance Rubin -- Section 3 : Television -- And they lived happily ever after; Or not at all : (un)imagining African Americans in recession-era popular culture / Maryann Erigha -- Latino liminality, exclusion and erasure in great recession television : the case of Treme and Friday night lights / Charli Valdez -- Masters, servants, and the effaced middle classes of Downton Abbey, The dark knight rises, and Falling skies / Jesseca Cornelson -- From hoarders to pickers: salvage aesthetics and reality television in the great recession / Daniel Mrozowski -- Section 4 : Multimedia -- Congress at the kitchen table: religious right applications of moral home economics to federal economic policy / Rebecca Barrett-Fox -- Graphic radicals: understanding the crash and the art of resistance / Sarah Hamblin.
Subject Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009, in mass media -- United States.
Related Names Boyle, Kirk, editor of compilation.
Mrozowski, Daniel, editor of compilation.
ISBN 0739180630 hardcover
9780739180631 hardcover
9780739180648 (electronic)
OCLC number 851417771