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Tony Soprano's America : gangsters, guns, and money

Author: M Keith Booker; Isra Daraiseh
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017] ©2017
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A sophisticated but accessible account of the series and its place in American cultural history, this book helps readers appreciate the importance of The Sopranos as a cultural touchstone and looks  Read more...

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Booker, M. Keith author.
Tony Soprano's America.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2017
(DLC) 2016051719
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Keith Booker; Isra Daraiseh
ISBN: 9781442273221 1442273224
OCLC Number: 958798073
Description: xviii, 237 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
It's HBO and it's complicated: The Sopranos and television history --
The cultural logic of The Sopranos --
Cut to black: sentimentality, nostalgia, and history in The Sopranos --
Capitalism in The Sopranos --
The Sopranos and the history of the gangster film --
The comic incongruity of The Sopranos --
Religion in The Sopranos --
The Sopranos and the spread of the therapeutic society --
The Sopranos and the decline of the American family --
The Sopranos and the decline of American manhood --
Women in The Sopranos --
Representing the FBI in The Sopranos --
The Sopranos and postethnic America --
The working class and The Sopranos --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: M. Keith Booker, Isra Daraiseh.
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