Has anyone attempted to analyze the USA via humor, repetition, farce, individuality, the carnivalesque, kitsch, and Schopenhauer?

The bureaucratic state for Kundera is itself a contradictory amalgam of romantic idealism and cynical materialism: if its discourse is the pure kitsch of high flown sentiment (more evident perhaps these in the USA than the Soviet Union) its practices render individual bodies and events indifferently exchangeable. (Eagleton 1989 185)