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Cawelti, John G. Mystery, Violence, and Popular Culture. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 2004. 
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Resource type: Book
Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 0299196305
BibTeX citation key: Cawelti2004
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Keywords: Collection of essays, Popular culture, Superhero, USA
Creators: Cawelti
Publisher: Univ. of Wisconsin Press (Madison)
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Table of Contents

1. Evolving Views of Popular Culture
The Concept of Formula in the Study of Popular Culture [1969]
Notes Toward an Aesthetic of Popular Culture [1972]
Beatles, Batman, and the New Aesthetic [1968]
The Writer as a Celebrity: Some Aspects of American Literature as Popular Culture [1977]
With the Benefit of Hindsight: Popular Culture Criticism [1985]
Masculine Myths and Feminist Revisions: Some Thoughts on the Future of Popular Genres [1994]
The Question of Popular Genres Revisited [1997]
The Internationalization of Popular Genres [1997]
Cowboys and Canons: Humanistic Education and Popular Culture [1998]
Formulas and Genre Reconsidered Once Again [2002–3]

2. The Role of Violence in Popular Culture
God’s Country, Las Vegas, and the Gunfighter: Differing Visions of the West [1970]
Myths of Violence in American Popular Culture [1975]
The Gunfighter and the Hard-boiled Dick: Some Ruminations on American Fantasies of Heroism [1976]
Chinatown and Generic Transformation in Recent American Films [1979]
Violence and Apple Pie: Reflections on Literature, Culture, and Violence in America [2000]

3. Multiculturalism and Popular Culture
Symbols of Ethnicity and Popular Culture [1990]
Literature, Race, and Ethnicity in America [1992]
Popular Culture/Multiculturalism [1996]

4. The Mystery of Mystery
Faulkner and the Detective Story’s Double Plot [1991]
Canonization, Modern Literature, and the Detective Story [1997]
Detecting the Detective: Some Theories of Mystery [2001]
Take that, You Commie Rat!: The Cold War’s Imaginary Spies [1998]
The Literature of Mystery: Some Reconsiderations [1999]
Stuart Kaminsky: Place and Irony in the Mystery Story [2002]
Cornpone Detection? Notes on Southern Mystery Writing [2003]

Afterword: Mystiquing the Western; Or, How I Started Doing Popular Culture [2002]
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