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Folks: here by popular demand is Ted's Disney reading list. Sorry for delay in posting it--it's format got messed up in transit and had to be re-edited. Jeff --------------------- text of forwarded message ----------------------- Since several people have expressed interest, I've uploaded the bibliography I compiled a couple of years ago on Disnelyand criticism. I added some more recent stuff I've come across, but this is by no means exhaustive - I'm sure I've missed plenty. Ted Friedman <email@example.com> Disneyland Bibliography THE ART OF DISNEYLAND, 1953-1986. Catalog to the Inaugural Exhibition of The Disney Gallery, 1987-1988. Baudrillard, Jean. SIMULATIONS. New York: Simotext(e), 1983. Bierman, James H. "Disney's America Sings." _The Drama Review_, June 1976. Bierman, James H. "The Walt Disney Robot Dramas." _The Yale Review_, Winter, 1977. Blake, Peter. "Walt Disney World." _Architectural Forum_, June, 1972. Bright, John. "Disney's Fantasy Empire." _The Nation_, March 6, 1967. Dennett, Andrea Stulman. "A Postmodern Look at EPCOT's American Adventure." _Journal of American Culture_, Spring 1989. Doctorow, E.L. THE BOOK OF DANIEL (New York: Random House, 1971). Fjellman, Stephen M. VINYL LEAVES: WALT DISNEY WORLD AND AMERICA. (Boulder: Westview Press, 1992). Francaviglia, Richard V. "Main Street U.S.A.: A Comparison/ Contrast of Streetscapes In Disneyland and Walt Disney World." _Journal of Popular Culture_, Summer 1981. Gullette, Margaret Morganroth. "Sheep May Freely Graze" _North American Review_, September 1982. Halevy, Julian. "Disneyland and Las Vegas," _The Nation_, June 7, 1958. Harrington, Michael. "To the Disney Station: Corporate Socialism in the Magic Kingdom" _Harper's_, January, 1979. Holleran, Andrew. "The Mouse and the Virgin" _Wigwag_, August, 1990. Hughes, Robert. "Disney: Mousebrow to Highbrow" _Time_, October 15, 1973. Jewett, Robert and John Shelton Lawrence. "Disney's Land: Saints and Sanitary Animals" in: THE AMERICAN MONOMYTH (Garden City, New York: Anchor Press, 1977). Johnson, David M. "Disneyworld as Structure and Symbol: Re-Creation of the American Experience" _Journal of Popular Culture_, Summer 1981. King, Margaret J. "Disneyland and Walt Disney World: Traditional Values in Futuristic Form" _Journal of Popular Culture_, Summer 1981. Mechling, Elizabeth Walker and Jay Mechling. "The Sale of Two Cities: A Semiotic Comparison of Disneyland with Marriott's Great America" _Journal of Popular Culture_, Summer 1981. Moore, Alexander. "Walt Disney World: Bounded Ritual Space and the Playful Pilgrimage Center" _Anthropological Quarterly_, 1980, pp. 207-218. Morison, Elting. "What Went Wrong With Disney's World's Fair" _American Heritage_, 35:1.20 Nelson, Steve. "Walt Disney's EPCOT and the World's Fair Performance Tradition" _The Drama Review_, Winter 1986. O'Malley, Becky. "Mickey Say, Mickey Do" _New Times_, October 16, 1978. Schultz, John. "The Fabulous Presumption of Disney World: Magic Kingdom in the Wilderness" _The Georgia Review_, Summer 1988. Sedulus, "Mickey Mouse Slouches Toward Bethlehem" _The New Republic_, April 14, 1973. Sorkin, Michael. "See You In Disneyland" in: Michael Sorkin, ed., VARIATIONS ON A THEME PARK (New York: The Noonday Press, 1992). Wallace, Michael. "Mickey Mouse History: Portraying the Past at Disney World" _Radical History Review_ 32, 1985. Wiener, John. "Robo-Clinton: Disney World Imagineers a President" _The Nation_, November 22, 1993, 605+. Willis, Susan, ed. "The World According to Disney," A special issue of _The South Atlantic Quarterly_ 92:1, Winter, 1993. Wilson, Alexander. THE CULTURE OF NATURE: NORTH AMERICAN LANDSCAPE FROM DISNEY TO THE EXXON VALDEZ (Cambridge: Blackwell, 1992). Zukin, Sharon. LANDSCAPES OF POWER: FROM DETROIT TO DISNEY WORLD (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991).