4. Highlighting History: Hairspray's Uses of Popular Memory

  1. Dana Heller

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444395631.ch4

Hairspray

Hairspray

How to Cite

Heller, D. (2011) Highlighting History: Hairspray's Uses of Popular Memory, in Hairspray, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444395631.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 JUL 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley-Blackwell Series in Film and Television

Book Series Editors:

  1. Diane Negra and
  2. Yvonne Tasker

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191623

Online ISBN: 9781444395631

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Keywords:

  • Highlighting History: Hairspray’s Uses of Popular Memory;
  • Movies as History;
  • Popular Memory;
  • “little time warp”;
  • “the nicest kids in town”;
  • “a comedy about integration”;
  • “every suburban mother's greatest fear”;
  • “the dominant fiction”;
  • “writing history in lightening”;
  • ‘the crazies they are’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Movies as History

  • Popular Memory