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Description - Disney Discourse by Eric Smoodin

Hirohito and his Mickey Mouse watch...Goofy and Donald as our "Goodwill Ambassadors". Disney Discourse is an interdisciplianry examination of the the founder and his empire. Examining Disney at a time of expansion - opening new mall stores and theme parks, the essays look at its domestic cultural production and global politics, while aware of audiences' various uses and interpretations of Disney "products". The work in Disney Discourse consolidates the outstanding current work on the subject, while sampling past analyses of "Walt" and his Corporation. Taking the seemingly gentle innocence of a "beloved" national icon, as well as forms of entertainment - theme parks, cartoons, and television - the essays examine the broader issues raised by analysis: the global impact of American popular culture, the politics of Disney, and the complexity and problems of meaning for Walt Disney and the Disney Company as we have received them. Contributors: Julianne Burton, Lisa Cartwright, Brian Goldfarb, Richard DeCordova, Douglas Gomery, David Kunzle, Jon Lewis, Moya Luckett, Richard Neupert, Susan Ohmer, Jose Piedra, Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto, Alexander Wilson.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415906166
ISBN-10: 0415906164
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Jun-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Eric Smoodin

Eric Smoodin is an Associate Professor of Literature at American University, Washington D. C. He is the author of Animating Culture: Hollywood Cartoons From the Sound Era.

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