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.... a1964 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Coupea 193a195; temptation 191; see also Viagra advertisement AdvertisingAge magazine 189 aAfrican ... Alisona#39;s Automotive Repair Manual 137a139; 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 173a174; contextual form 173a174; see alsoanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Corvette in Literature and Culture|
|Author||:||Jerry W. Passon|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2011-04-05|