Popular Culture of the 1980s in the USA. The Reagan Administration and the Use of Nostalgia


Essay, 2014

7 Pages, Grade: 1,7


Abstract or Introduction

This essay focuses on the early years of Ronald Reagan's presidential era and addresses the following questions in particular:
Which were the main components of the attacks on the Sixties and how were the Fifties revalidated within these attacks?
How did the Reagan administration put nostalgia in action?
How strong of an influence did the New Right/New Right social issues, according to Marcus, have on the administration’s policies?
How did President Reagan himself establish a relation to the past? Which past was rejected? Which past was embraced?
Which impression of the 1980s did you get from reading Marcus’ argument?

Details

Title
Popular Culture of the 1980s in the USA. The Reagan Administration and the Use of Nostalgia
College
Dresden Technical University  (Anglistik/Amerikanistik)
Course
The USA: 1980-Today
Grade
1,7
Author
Year
2014
Pages
7
Catalog Number
V284114
ISBN (eBook)
9783656842217
File size
380 KB
Language
English
Keywords
Reagan, Nostalgia, Eighties, 1980, 1980s, 80s, Ronald Reagan, New Right, Uses of Nostalgia
Quote paper
Lisa Pflister (Author), 2014, Popular Culture of the 1980s in the USA. The Reagan Administration and the Use of Nostalgia, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/284114

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