9780415581387

Popular Culture: The Basics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415581387

  • ISBN10:

    0415581389

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2018-02-06
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Popular Culture: The Basicsis a fast-paced and lively introduction to the theories and methods of popular culture studies. Opening with a definition of '¬Üpopular culture'¬", the book embarks on a tour of those cultural forms which have kept the masses entertained, including: Print popular culture from Story Papers and '¬ÜPenny Dreadfuls'¬" to paperback bestsellers Stage shows from burlesque and vaudeville to pop concerts Film, radio and television Computers, the internet and video games Digital media: mobile devices and social networking sites Featuring a glossary, timeline and bibliography, this is an ideal starting point for anyone with a serious interest in key cultural theories.

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