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The empire's old clothes [electronic resource] : what the Lone Ranger, Babar, and other innocent heroes do to our minds / Ariel Dorfman.

Author/Creator:
Dorfman, Ariel.
Publication:
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (223 p.)
Series:
e-Duke books scholarly collection.
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Subjects:
Popular literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Books and reading -- Psychological aspects.
Heroes in literature.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A new edition of Ariel Dorfman s powerful cultural critique of popular works such as the Donald Duck comics, the Babar children s books, and Reader s Digest magazine.
Contents:
Childhood as underdevelopment
Of elephants and ducks
The Lone Ranger's last ride
The infantilization of the adult reader
The innocents march into history...and overthrow a government.
Notes:
First published in 1983 by Pantheon, and then by Penguin in 1996. This edition contains a new preface by the author.
Description based on print version record
Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 28. Okt 2020)
ISBN:
1-283-03622-3
9786613036223
0-8223-9164-3
OCLC:
631259593
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9780822391647 doi