Back to the Fifties: Nostalgia, Hollywood Film, and Popular Music of the Seventies and Eighties (Oxford Music / Media)

Dwyer, Michael D.

Published by Oxford University Press
ISBN 10: 019935684X / ISBN 13: 9780199356843
Used / PAPERBACK / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

019935684X BRAND-NEW, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. FAST FedEx shipping (you'll receive your order within 1-5 business days after shipping in most cases*), this helps to ensure your order arrives in perfect condition. PLEASE NOTE: FedEx does not generally deliver to PO Boxes or APO addresses, so please be sure to give us a physical street address to deliver to; also, unfortunately, we cannot ship this item to Alaska or Hawaii. THANKS! *(this applies to domestic shipments within the continental US - other destinations may take longer). Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads:
1 avg rating
(1 ratings)

Synopsis: Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, Hollywood studios and record companies churned out films, albums, music videos and promotional materials that sought to recapture, revise, and re-imagine the 1950s.

Breaking from the dominant wisdom that casts the trend as wholly defined by Ronald Reagan's politics or the rise of postmodernism, Back to the Fifties reveals how Fifties nostalgia from 1973 to 1988 was utilized by a range of audiences for diverse and often competing agendas. Films from American Graffiti to Hairspray and popular music from Sha Na Na to Michael Jackson shaped-and was shaped by-the complex social, political and cultural conditions of the Reagan Era. By closely examining the ways that "the Fifties" were remade and recalled, Back to the Fifties explores how cultural memory is shaped for a generation of teenagers trained by popular culture to rewind, record, recycle and replay.

About the Author:
Michael D. Dwyer is an Assistant Professor of Media and Communication at Arcadia University, teaching courses in film, writing, and media studies. In various outlets, he writes about fandom, DIY culture and politics, pop music, memory, Hollywood film, cultural geography, American soccer and the Internet. He lives in Philadelphia with his partner Rachel.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: Back to the Fifties: Nostalgia, Hollywood ...
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Binding: PAPERBACK
Book Condition: New

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Michael D. Dwyer
Published by Oxford University Press Inc (2015)
ISBN 10: 019935684X ISBN 13: 9780199356843
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press Inc, 2015. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # GB-9780199356843

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
18.85
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Michael D. Dwyer
Published by Oxford University Press Inc
ISBN 10: 019935684X ISBN 13: 9780199356843
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press Inc. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Back to the Fifties: Nostalgia, Hollywood Film, and Popular Music of the Seventies and Eighties, Michael D. Dwyer, Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, Hollywood studios and record companies churned out films, albums, music videos and promotional materials that sought to recapture, revise, and re-imagine the 1950s. Breaking from the dominant wisdom that casts the trend as wholly defined by Ronald Reagan's politics or the rise of postmodernism, Back to the Fifties reveals how Fifties nostalgia from 1973 to 1988 was utilized by a range of audiences for diverse and often competing agendas. Films from American Graffiti to Hairspray and popular music from Sha Na Na to Michael Jackson shaped-and was shaped by-the complex social, political and cultural conditions of the Reagan Era. By closely examining the ways that "the Fifties" were remade and recalled, Back to the Fifties explores how cultural memory is shaped for a generation of teenagers trained by popular culture to rewind, record, recycle and replay. Bookseller Inventory # B9780199356843

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
18.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 5.94
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Michael D. Dwyer
Published by Oxford University Press Inc, United States (2015)
ISBN 10: 019935684X ISBN 13: 9780199356843
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press Inc, United States, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 234 x 155 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, Hollywood studios and record companies churned out films, albums, music videos and promotional materials that sought to recapture, revise, and re-imagine the 1950s. Breaking from the dominant wisdom that casts the trend as wholly defined by Ronald Reagan s politics or the rise of postmodernism, Back to the Fifties reveals how Fifties nostalgia from 1973 to 1988 was utilized by a range of audiences for diverse and often competing agendas. Films from American Graffiti to Hairspray and popular music from Sha Na Na to Michael Jackson shaped-and was shaped by-the complex social, political and cultural conditions of the Reagan Era. By closely examining the ways that the Fifties were remade and recalled, Back to the Fifties explores how cultural memory is shaped for a generation of teenagers trained by popular culture to rewind, record, recycle and replay. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780199356843

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
21.69
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Michael D. Dwyer
Published by Oxford University Press
ISBN 10: 019935684X ISBN 13: 9780199356843
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 019935684X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
19.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.83
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Michael D. Dwyer
Published by Oxford University Press Inc 2015-08-20, New York (2015)
ISBN 10: 019935684X ISBN 13: 9780199356843
New paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press Inc 2015-08-20, New York, 2015. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780199356843

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
21.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Michael D. Dwyer
Published by Oxford University Press Inc, United States (2015)
ISBN 10: 019935684X ISBN 13: 9780199356843
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press Inc, United States, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 234 x 155 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, Hollywood studios and record companies churned out films, albums, music videos and promotional materials that sought to recapture, revise, and re-imagine the 1950s. Breaking from the dominant wisdom that casts the trend as wholly defined by Ronald Reagan s politics or the rise of postmodernism, Back to the Fifties reveals how Fifties nostalgia from 1973 to 1988 was utilized by a range of audiences for diverse and often competing agendas. Films from American Graffiti to Hairspray and popular music from Sha Na Na to Michael Jackson shaped-and was shaped by-the complex social, political and cultural conditions of the Reagan Era. By closely examining the ways that the Fifties were remade and recalled, Back to the Fifties explores how cultural memory is shaped for a generation of teenagers trained by popular culture to rewind, record, recycle and replay. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780199356843

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
22.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Dwyer, Michael D.
Published by OUP USA (2015)
ISBN 10: 019935684X ISBN 13: 9780199356843
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description OUP USA, 2015. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780199356843_rkm

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
25.01
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.34
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Dwyer, Michael D.
Published by Oxford University Press (2015)
ISBN 10: 019935684X ISBN 13: 9780199356843
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 019935684X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
27.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

ISBN 10: 019935684X ISBN 13: 9780199356843
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Speedy Hen LLC
(Sunrise, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST019935684X. Bookseller Inventory # ST019935684X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
28.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Michael D. Dwyer
Published by Oxford University Press Inc (2015)
ISBN 10: 019935684X ISBN 13: 9780199356843
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press Inc, 2015. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our US warehouse in 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND.Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9780199356843

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
27.27
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 8 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book