Ordinary Lives: Studies in the Everyday

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2010-10-12
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This new study from Ben Highmore looks at the seemingly banal world of objects, work, daily media, and food, and finds there a scintillating array of passionate experience.

Author Biography

Ben Highmore is Reader in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Sussex, UK. Recent publications include A Passion for Cultural Studies (2009) and Michel de Certeau: Analysing Culture (2006).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. vi
Permissionsp. viii
Prefacep. x
Introductionp. 1
Everyday aestheticsp. 21
Familiar thingsp. 58
Doing time: work-lifep. 86
Absentminded mediap. 114
Senses of the ordinaryp. 139
Conclusion: towards a political aesthetics of everyday lifep. 164
Bibliographyp. 173
Indexp. 187
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