Tracking King Kong

Tracking King Kong

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Drawing upon recent reception and cultural theories as well as production and archival documents, Tracking King Kong examines the King Kong figure in a range of cultural contexts and institutional settings. The successes of Jurassic Park and The Lost World have refocused attention on the films of the prehistoric monster genre, the most famous of which is the 1933 classic King Kong. From that film emerged the beast who has become a virtual icon in American and world culture, repeatedly reanimated in advertisements, parodies, political cartoons, sequels, musical theatre and other texts.The Graduate School at Indiana University- Bloomington awarded me a Doctoral Research Fellowship which ... The Office of Research and Sponsored Program Services at Wayne State University gave me a Faculty Research Award whichanbsp;...

Title:Tracking King Kong
Author:Cynthia Marie Erb
Publisher:Wayne State University Press - 1998


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