A massive underground sensation, The Big Lebowski has been hailed as the first cult film of the internet age. In this book, 21 fans and scholars address the film's influencesawesterns, noir, grail legends, the 1960s, and Fluxusaand its historical connections to the first Iraq war, boomers, slackerdom, surrealism, college culture, and of course bowling. The Year's Work in Lebowski Studies contains neither arid analyses nor lectures for the late-night crowd, but new ways of thinking and writing about film culture.Is the largesse of the Little Lebowski Urban Achiever scheme capacious enough for the Dudea#39;s, ah, astudy habitsaaor even ... bowlers, and, above all, sixth-year seniors of the sort who innovate such things as The Big Lebowski Drinking Game .
|Title||:||The Year's Work in Lebowski Studies|
|Author||:||Edward P. Comentale, Aaron Jaffe|
|Publisher||:||Indiana University Press - 2009-11-17|