The American Success Myth on Film

  • Julie Levinson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Julie Levinson
    Pages 173-177
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 178-220

About this book


In examining the enduring appeal that rags-to-riches stories exert on our collective imagination, this book highlights the central role that films have played in the ongoing cultural discourse about success and work in America.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Julie Levinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Babson CollegeUSA

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