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Fear Factor: Game Shows, State Power, and Death

Mike Miley

in Truth and Consequences: Game Shows in Fiction and Film

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496825384
eISBN:
9781496825438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825384.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The works discussed transpose the conceit of The Most Dangerous Game to the world of commercial broadcast entertainment, pitting characters against each other in competition for the ultimate prize: ... More


White Working-Class Identity and US Nationalism in Twenty-First-Century Popular Texts

Jordan J. Dominy

in Southern Literature, Cold War Culture, and the Making of Modern America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826404
eISBN:
9781496826459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826404.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter addresses recent portrayals of the US South in popular texts of the 2010s. Through the reality television program Duck Dynasty and J.D. Vance’s memoir, Hillbilly Elegy (2017), it ... More


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