This is not a president : sense, nonsense, and the American political imaginary

Author
Rubenstein, Diane, 1953-
Title
This is not a president : sense, nonsense, and the American political imaginary / Diane Rubenstein.
Format
Book
Published
New York : New York University Press, c2008.
Description
xii, 299 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
URL
<Contributor biographical information> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0733/2007029770-b.html
<Publisher description> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0733/2007029770-d.html
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-291) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: my own private presidents
  • Organizational note
  • The mirror of reproduction: Baudrillard and Reagan's America
  • Oliver North and the lying nose
  • This is not a president: Baudrillard, Bush, and enchanted simulation
  • Bush, the man who Sununu too much: male trouble and presidential subjectivity
  • "Chicks with dicks": transgendering the presidency
  • "Honey, I shrunk the president": psychoanalysis, postmodernism, and the Clinton presidency
  • "Father, can't you see I'm bombing?": a Bush family romance
  • Hillary regained
  • Notes
  • Index
  • About the author.
Subject headings
Presidents--United States.
Political culture--United States.
Popular culture--United States.
ISBN
9780814776025 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814776027 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814776032 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0814776035 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Law Library
Call Number
JK516 .R83 2008
Location
Law Library (Blgtn) - General Collections
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