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Considering Alan Ball: Essays on Sexuality, Death and America in the Television and Film Writings

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Academy Award-winning screenwriter of the film 'American Beauty' and creator of the HBO series 'Six Feet Under', Alan Ball has consistently probed the cultural forces shaping gender, sexuality, and death in the United States. This book explores the impact of Ball's works on film, television, and Western culture.
Paperback, 184 pages
Published March 1st 2006 by McFarland & Company
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I grew up in Los Angeles, California, and I have studied literature and music throughout my life. I earned a Ph.D. in literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and I'm now a professor of American literature and American Studies at Long Island University (C. W. Post).

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