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Author Medovoi, Leerom, 1963-

Title Rebels : youth and the Cold War origins of identity / Leerom Medovoi
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2005


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  302.540973 Med/Rya  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 287 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series New Americanists
New Americanists.
Contents Identitarian thought and the Cold War world -- Cold War literature and the national allegory : the identity canon of Holden Caufield -- Transcommodification : rock-n-roll and the suburban counterimaginary -- Identity hits the screen : teenpics and the boying of rebellion -- Oedipus in suburbia : bad boys and the Fordist family drama -- Beat fraternity and the generation of identity -- Where the girls were : figuring the female rebel -- Conclusion : the rise and fall of identity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-375) and index
Subject Group identity -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Cold War -- Social aspects -- United States.
Alienation (Social psychology) -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Alienation (Social psychology) in literature.
Alienation (Social psychology) in motion pictures.
Youth in literature.
Youth in motion pictures.
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-
LC no. 2005012087
ISBN 0822336928 paperback acid-free paper
0822336804 cloth acid-free paper