Revisions of the American Adam : Innocence, Identity and Masculinity in Twentieth Century America, Hardback Book

Revisions of the American Adam : Innocence, Identity and Masculinity in Twentieth Century America Hardback

Part of the Continuum Literary Studies series

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The figure of the American Adam is a prevalent myth in US cultural history.

Defined by R.W.B. Lewis in 1955 as "the hero of new adventure ...an individual standing alone, self-reliant and self-propelling, ready to confront whatever awaited

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 176 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Continuum Publishing Corporation
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  • Category: Film theory & criticism
  • ISBN: 9781441187079

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