“The hero’s rebellion is henceforth a predictable turn toward “meaningfulness” and away from “money,” the underlying premise being that the luxury of finding an individual “self” through denial and renunciation is always open to those wealthy enough to choose, and sly enough to present themselves sympathetically as a rebel.”

Pp. 264-265 in Munt, Sally R. 2006. “A Queer Undertaking: Anxiety and Reparation in the HBO Television Drama Series Six Feet Under.” Feminist Media Studies 6(3):263-279.


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