The playboy and James Bond:007, Ian Fleming and Playboy magazine

Hines, Claire (2018) The playboy and James Bond:007, Ian Fleming and Playboy magazine. Manchester University Press, Manchester. ISBN 978-0-7190-8226-9

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Abstract

This is the first book to focus on James Bond's relationship to the playboy ideal through the sixties and beyond. Examining aspects of the Bond phenomenon and the playboy lifestyle, it considers how ideas of gender and consumption were manipulated to construct and reflect a powerful male fantasy in the post-war era. This analysis of the close association and relations between the emerging cultural icons of James Bond and the playboy is particularly concerned with Sean Connery's definitive Bond as he was promoted and used by the media. By exploring the connections that developed between Bond and Playboy magazine within a historical framework, the book offers new insights into these related phenomena and their enduring legacy in popular culture.

Item Type: Book
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Art, Media and American Studies
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Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2020 05:46
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2020 05:46
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/74017
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