Date of Award
Submitted to the Graduate School of Bridgewater State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts.
Master of Arts
I. The Individual’s Pursuit of Cultural Authenticity: Music and Materialism in E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime and Nella Larsen’s Quicksand
II. ‘Buying’ Into Culture: The Effect of Commoditization on the Cultural Artifact in Willa Cather’s The Professor’s House
III. Selling Experience: The Fallacy of Memory & Influence of Late Capitalism on the Cultural Experience in Julian Barnes’ England, England
Kimberly Davis (Thesis Advisor)
Amuzzini, Christopher. (2014). The Fallacy of Cultural Authenticity: The Simulacra and Cultural Appropriation in the Free Market through the Lens of Literature. In BSU Master’s Theses and Projects. Item 6.
Available at http://vc.bridgew.edu/theses/6
Copyright © 2014 Christopher Amuzzini