chapter  5
Chapter Five Vegas Elvis
ByVegas Elvis
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During the concert, or Las Vegas, phase of Presley’s career and in the two decades following his death, the texts of Elvis Presley increased dramatically in volume. The wide variety of these texts points up the polysémie nature of Presley’s star image. That is, Presley’s image can support a range of readings shaped by the (sub)cultural experiences of different audiences.