The Corvette in Literature and Culture

The Corvette in Literature and Culture

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As the original American sports car, the Chevrolet Corvette has come to represent power, freedom and sexuality for more than half a century. Yet it also hints at personal identity and style, suggesting how effectively values and meaning are communicated through an object. Using various critical perspectives, this close analysis of this highly recognizable automobile finds diverse aspects of American culture revealed. Topics covered include the Corvette in literature; its ties to masculine identity, including homosexuality, as well as female sexuality; and the Corvette as artistic object, among.... a€œ1964 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Coupea€ 193a€“195; temptation 191; see also Viagra advertisement AdvertisingAge magazine 189 a€œAfrican ... Alisona#39;s Automotive Repair Manual 137a€“139; agency 137; Cocteau epigraph 138; presence 137; see also Barkley, Brad All ... see also Art Encyclopedia online; Oxford English Dictionary Online Art and Its Objects 173a€“174; contextual form 173a€“174; see alsoanbsp;...

Title:The Corvette in Literature and Culture
Author:Jerry W. Passon
Publisher:McFarland - 2011-04-05


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