By Gary Burns
A spouse to pop culture is a landmark survey of up to date examine in pop culture reviews that gives a entire and fascinating advent to the field.
- Includes over dozen essays protecting the spectrum of pop culture stories from nutrients to folklore and from television to technology
- Features contributions from validated and up-and-coming students from more than a few disciplines
- Offers a close historical past of the examine of well known culture
- Balances new views at the politics of tradition with in-depth research of themes on the leading edge of pop culture studies
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Culture during the first half of the twentieth century, but also a criti cal force shaping individual and collective political identities and aspirations (Lee; May; Munby; Rogin, “Ronald Reagan”). Daniel Czitrom’s Media and the American Mind examines how the telegraph, motion pictures, and television radically restruc tured popular experiences with space and time. In Mechanic Accents, Michael Denning shows how the popularity of the dime novel reflected and shaped dramatic changes in popular understandings of work and class.
In doing this, popular culture scholars reinforced the value of their own work by connecting more directly with the world outside the university. This chapter explores the evolution of textual and literary criticism in popular culture studies and related fields. The next few pages will review the key ideas that shape the way scholars understand texts; using a roughly chronological approach, we will consider some of the major approaches to textual criticism, their strengths and weaknesses, and the way they have influenced (or been influenced by) popular culture studies.
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