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Peculiar portrayals
Mark T. Decker

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Peculiar portrayals
Mormons on the page, stage, and screen
edited by Mark T. Decker and Michael Austin

Published 2010 by Utah State University Press in Logan, Utah .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Center and periphery: Mormons and American culture in Tony Kushner's Angels in America / Cristine Hutchison-Jones
Four consenting adults in the privacy of their own suburb: Big love and the cultural significance of Mormon polygamy / Michael Austin
Teaching under the banner of heaven: testing the limits of tolerance in America / Kevin Kolkmeyer
Avenging angels: the Nephi archetype and blood atonement in Neil Labute, Brian Evenson, and Levi Peterson, and the making of the Mormon American writer / J. Aaron Sanders
Elders on the big screen: film and the globalized circulation of Mormon missionary images / John-Charles Duffy
"I constructed in my mind a vast, panoramic picture": the miracle life of Edgar Mint and postmodern, postdenominational Mormonism / Mark T. Decker
Jane Austen in Mollywood: mainstreaming Mormonism in Andrew Black's Pride & prejudice / Juliette Wells
Reality corrupts, reality television corrupts absolutely / Karen D. Austin.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
P94.5.M67 P43 2010

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203 p. :
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9780874217735, 9780874217742
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