A Companion to Popular Culture is a landmark survey of contemporary research in popular culture studies that offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the field.
In an age where film stars become presidents and politicians appear in pop videos, politics and popular culture have become inextricably interlinked. In this exciting new book, John Street provides a broad survey and analysis of this relationship.
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1. Beyond Gay Men and After the Closet: Camp’s New Politics and Pleasures
2. The History and Theory of Camp
3. The Great Dyke Rewrite: Lesbian Camp on the Big Screen
…Much ancient history, however, has focused on the lives, politics and culture of the minority elite. This book helps redress the balance by focusing on the non-elite in the Roman world. It builds a vivid account of the everyday lives of the masses, including their…
…Transformation of the Popular War Hero’s Image under Mubarak and the Commencement of the 2011 January Revolution
Dalia Said Mostafa
Dalia Said Mostafa
…Introduction: The Intersections of Popular Culture and New Media
2. Objects and Infrastructures: Opening the Pathways of Cultural Circulation
3. Archiving: Organising the Circulations of Popular…
…Jay Chou’s Music and the Shaping of Popular Culture in China
The Myth of Popular Culture from Dante to Dylan is a fascinating examination of the cultural traditions of the American novel, Hollywood, and British and American rock music which leads us to redefine our concept of the division between "high" and "low"…
John Storey, a leading figure in the field of Cultural Studies, offers an illuminating and vibrant account of the development of popular culture. Addressing issues such as globalization, intellectualism, and consumerism, Inventing Popular…
The first comparative study on the history and practice of popular theatre in Britain, Canada and overseas, incorporating the individual contributions of current, active dramatists into the broader investigation.
The fragmentation of social groups in the face of the global mass media…