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The Resource Homer Simpson ponders politics : popular culture as political theory, edited by Joseph J. Foy and Timothy M. Dale ; foreword by Margaret Weis, (electronic book)

Homer Simpson ponders politics : popular culture as political theory, edited by Joseph J. Foy and Timothy M. Dale ; foreword by Margaret Weis, (electronic book)

Label
Homer Simpson ponders politics : popular culture as political theory
Title
Homer Simpson ponders politics
Title remainder
popular culture as political theory
Statement of responsibility
edited by Joseph J. Foy and Timothy M. Dale ; foreword by Margaret Weis
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
It is often said that the poet Homer "educated" ancient Greece. Joseph J. Foy and Timothy M. Dale have assembled a team of notable scholars who argue, quite persuasively, that Homer Simpson and his ilk are educating America and offering insights into the social order and the human condition. Following Homer Simpson Goes to Washington (winner of the John G. Cawelti Award for Best Textbook or Primer on American and Popular Culture) and Homer Simpson Marches on Washington, this exceptional volume reveals how books like J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter, mov
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
973.92
Index
index present
LC call number
E169.12
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Foy, Joseph J
  • Dale, Timothy M
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  • Popular culture
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Homer Simpson ponders politics : popular culture as political theory, edited by Joseph J. Foy and Timothy M. Dale ; foreword by Margaret Weis, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; 1. A Tale of Two Republics; 2. Aristotle's Politics and the Virtues of Springfield; 3. ""Keep Your Friends Close but Your Enemies Closer""; 4. Social Contract; 5. Dwight Schrute and Servile Ambition; 6. Who Watches the Watchmen?; 7. Avatar, Marx, and the Alienation of Labor; 8. Nietzchean Narratives of Hero and Herd in Walt Disney/Pixar's The Incredibles; 9. Muggles, Magic, and Misfits; 10. Feminism, Sexism, and the Small Screen; 11. From John Wayne to John McCLane; 12. J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again
  • 13. ""Just Give Them the Internet""Acknowledgments; Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn842841203
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299533530
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Homer Simpson ponders politics : popular culture as political theory, edited by Joseph J. Foy and Timothy M. Dale ; foreword by Margaret Weis, (electronic book)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; 1. A Tale of Two Republics; 2. Aristotle's Politics and the Virtues of Springfield; 3. ""Keep Your Friends Close but Your Enemies Closer""; 4. Social Contract; 5. Dwight Schrute and Servile Ambition; 6. Who Watches the Watchmen?; 7. Avatar, Marx, and the Alienation of Labor; 8. Nietzchean Narratives of Hero and Herd in Walt Disney/Pixar's The Incredibles; 9. Muggles, Magic, and Misfits; 10. Feminism, Sexism, and the Small Screen; 11. From John Wayne to John McCLane; 12. J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again
  • 13. ""Just Give Them the Internet""Acknowledgments; Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn842841203
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299533530
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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