TITLE

`Red Storm Rising': Tom Clancy novels and the cult of national security

AUTHOR(S)
Hixson, Walter L.
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Diplomatic History;Fall93, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p599
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses representations of Reagan-era Cold War values in Tom Clancy's novels. Popular culture's imprint on mass consciousness; Emergence of spy thrillers from international rivalries; Emergence of morally ambiguous novels; James Bond's parody of espionage; Clancy's novels as hinging on the cult of national security; Demonizing the enemy; Efforts of national security elites to promote Clancy's books.
ACCESSION #
9401281041

 

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