Andy Kaufman

Andy Kaufman

Wrestling With the American Dream

eBook - 2005
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Taking as his starting point the 1999 biopic Man on the Moon, Florian Keller explores Andy Kaufman's career within a broader discussion of the ideology of the American Dream, grasping Kaufman's radical agenda beyond avant-garde theories of transgression. Presenting readings of Kaufman's most significant performances, Keller shows how he mounted a critique of America's obsession with celebrity and individualism.
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2005]
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9780816697427
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 194 pages)
Additional Contributors: Project Muse


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