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Leo Braudy is University Professor and Bing Professor of English at the University of Southern California.
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Works by Leo Braudy

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The State of the Language [1980] (1980) — Contributor — 81 copies
Play It Again, Sam: Retakes on Remakes (1998) — Afterword — 17 copies

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Canonical name
Braudy, Leo
Birthdate
1941-06-11
Gender
male
Nationality
USA
Occupations
professor
historian
film critic

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"Braudy is a cultural historian and it shows-he writes intelligently and passionately about being a teenager in the first generation have teenagers. It's easy, nowadays, to see the 1950s as cheesy, conservative, and naïve and in some ways, yeah, Braudy did not disabuse me of this notion but I grew fascinated by his dissection of what makes 'cool'."
read more: http://likeiamfeasting.blogspot.gr/2014/04/trying-to-be-cool-leo-braudy.html… (more)
 
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mongoosenamedt | Apr 17, 2014 |
My three-year-old nephew's favorite phrase is "Watch me, watch me!" Here's why. (When some guru said that "Attention is consciousness," somehow I don't think that celebrity is what he had in mind...)
 
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