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Author Smith, Jeff, 1958 January 25-

Title The presidents we imagine : two centuries of White House fictions on the page, on the stage, onscreen, and online / Jeff Smith.

Publication Info. Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, [2009]


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 391 pages) : illustrations.
Series Studies in American thought and culture
Studies in American thought and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliogr. references (pages 349-376) and index.
Contents Imagining a president: George Washington and his fictional predecessors -- Seeing double: clowns, carnival, and satire in the Antebellum years -- Deep, yet transparent: myth, mystery, and "common sense" in post-Civil War presidential fictions -- A simple, honest man: presidential character in the fictions of the 1930s and 1940s -- The human element: presidential strength, weakness, and difference in the 1960s and 1970s -- Who am I? Presidents and their "issues" in fictions of the 1990s -- Fictitious times: imagining presidents at the turn of the millennium.
Note Print version record.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject USA / Präsident <Motiv>.
USA / Präsident <Motiv>.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Political fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Presidents in literature.
Political plays, American -- History and criticism.
Presidents in motion pictures.
ART -- Reference.
ART -- Performance.
American literature. (OCoLC)fst00807113
Political fiction, American. (OCoLC)fst01069300
Political plays, American. (OCoLC)fst01069482
Presidents in literature. (OCoLC)fst01904346
Presidents in motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst01904347
United States.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Other Form: Print version: Smith, Jeff, 1958- Presidents we imagine. Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2009 9780299231835 0299231836 (DLC) 2008039542 (OCoLC)259715911
Standard No. 9786612270581
ISBN 9780299231835 (electronic bk.)
0299231836 (electronic bk.)
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