As the original American sports car, the Chevrolet Corvette has come to represent power, freedom and sexuality for more than half a century. Yet it also hints at personal identity and style, suggesting how effectively values and meaning are communicated through an object. Using various critical perspectives, this close analysis of this highly recognizable automobile finds diverse aspects of American culture revealed. Topics covered include the Corvette in literature; its ties to masculine identity, including homosexuality, as well as female sexuality; and the Corvette as artistic object, among.Red Corvette. Mesa, AZ: Reignbow Media, 2007. Sullivan, Nikki. A Critical Introduction to Queer Theory. New York: New York University Press, 2003. Swan, Tony. ... New York: Dodo Press, 2005. Vette, Vicky. ... aChevrolet Corvette Z51: In A World of Disappointment, Nothina#39; but Grins. ... aAlisona#39;sAutomotive Repair Manual.
|Title||:||The Corvette in Literature and Culture|
|Author||:||Jerry W. Passon|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2011-04-05|