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Envy, jealousy, guilt and the construction of whiteness in contemporary Hollywood sport films
Taking a psychoanalytic approach the paper argues that envy of the supposedly natural ability of African American athletes and jealous resentment of their social and cultural status underpin such Hollywood sport themed ...
Envy, guilt, symbolic reparation and images of whiteness in contemporary Hollywood sport themed films
(FA [Free Associations], 2015)
Taking a primarily Kleinian psychoanalytic approach, the article first examines how the Rocky series of boxing films (1976-2006) illustrates the displacement of a problematic of downward economic mobility onto race in ...