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The Disney Version : The Life, Times, Art and Commerce of Walt Disney - Richard Schickel

The Disney Version

The Life, Times, Art and Commerce of Walt Disney

Paperback Published: 1st March 1997
ISBN: 9781566631587
Number Of Pages: 396

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This classic history of Walt Disney's life and works asks penetrating questions about Disney's achievements and shortcomings, and the enormous popularity of the "Disney version." "One of the best studies ever done on American popular culture...unfailingly, consistently intelligent, and eminently readable." -Stephen J. Whitfield, Brandeis University. "This may be the single most illuminating work on America and the movies."-Robert W. Butler, Kansas City Star.

The Disney Version is a model of good judgment, exemplary in balance and impeccable in tone. -- Joseph Epstein COMMENTARY The single most illuminating work on America and the movies. -- Robert W. Butler Kansas City Star One of the best studies ever done on American popular culture...unfailingly, consistently intelligent, and eminently readable. -- Stephen J. Whitfield Brandeis University The story of how Disney built an empire on corrupt popular culture...becomes a revealing part of American cultural history. -- Pauline Kael Established the terms of interpretation and debate about Disney...Schickel's [version] remains the most analytically and aesthetically penetrating portrait. -- Benjamin Schwarz Atlantic A classic history: the first to look behind the man's image. Enjoy a new introduction which reflects Disney's lasting influences. Midwest Book Review

ISBN: 9781566631587
ISBN-10: 1566631580
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 396
Published: 1st March 1997
Publisher: IVAN R DEE INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 12.7  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 3