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Interviewee

Dr. Abigail Cheever

Title of Publication Discussed

Real Phonies : Cultures of Authenticity in Post-World War II America

Department

English

Document Type

Podcast

Publication Date

2012

Abstract

Abigail Cheever, Associate Professor of English and Coordinator of the Film Studies Program, discusses her new book, Real Phonies : Cultures of Authenticity in Post-World War II America, published by the University of Georgia Press. By focusing on authenticity and identity, Dr. Cheever analyzes the changing representation of adolescence, depression, serial killers, Jewish and African American experience, and corporations in the transition from existentialism to post-structuralism and multiculturalism in America.

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