Manufacturing Tales Sex and Money in Contemporary Legends

ISBN-10: 0870497553

ISBN-13: 9780870497551

Edition: 1992

Authors: Gary Alan Fine

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List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: University of Tennessee Press
Publication date: 11/15/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792

Introduction: Toward a Framework for Contemporary Legends
Sexual Fantasies
Evaluating Psychoanalytic Folklore: Are Freudians Ever Right?
The Promiscuous Cheerleader: An Adolescent Male Legend
Welcome to the World of AIDS: Fantasies of Female Revenge
Dangerous Products
Cokelore and Coke Law: Urban Belief Tales and the Problem of Multiple Origins
Folklore Diffusion Through Interactive Social Networks: Conduits in a Preadolescent Community
The Kentucky Fried Rat: Legends and Modern Society
Dangerous Capitalism
The Goliath Effect: Corporate Dominance and Mercantile Legends
Mercantile Legends and the World Economy: Dangerous Imports from the Third World
Among Those Dark Satanic Mills: Rumors of Kooks, Cults, and Corporations
Corporate Redemption
Redemption Rumors: Mercantile Legends and Corporate Beneficence
Redemption Rumors and the Power of Ostension
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