Difficult reputations : collective memories of the evil, inept, and controversial /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Fine, Gary Alan
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001.
Table of Contents:
  • Benedict Arnold and the commemoration of treason
  • Warren Harding and the memory of incompetence
  • John Brown and the legitimation of political violence
  • Fatty Arbuckle and the creation of public attention
  • Henry Ford and the multiple-audience problem
  • Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita, and the creation of imaginary social relations
  • Herman Melville and the demise of literary reputation
  • Sinclair Lewis, Main Street, and community reputation.