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Mediocre Man: the Lost Archetype of the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century

Mediocre Man: the Lost Archetype of the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century( )
Author: Travis, Anna
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $9.33
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Mediocre man has trudged through two centuries of European and American culture and shows no sign of finishing his ghostly walk. The compelling tragi-comic appeal of this ''lost'' Western archetype has been unrecognised until now. Drawing on sociology, cultural theory and fiction from three centuries, this book considers why this character endures.Why is mediocre man so funny and determined to resurface in many guises and artforms? Why do ''average'' men make for rich satire? Are we...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.38 Inches
Book Weight:0.55 Pounds

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