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Popular culture primer

John A. Weaver

Popular culture primer

by John A. Weaver

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Culture,
  • Popular culture,
  • Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn A. Weaver
    SeriesPeter Lang primer
    ContributionsNetLibrary, Inc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM621 .W38 2005eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination139 p. ;
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25556961M
    ISBN 100820480975
    OCLC/WorldCa61171567

      Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" in Popular Culture From television shows and films to comic books and sports, "The Raven" remains not only one of Poe's most famous works but also one of the most Author: Brad Witter. Japanese popular culture includes Japanese cinema, cuisine, television programs, anime, manga, video games and music, all of which retain older artistic and literary traditions, and many of their themes and styles of presentation can be traced to traditional art porary forms of popular culture, much like the traditional forms, are not only forms of entertainment .

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      Popular culture (or pop culture) is the entirety of ideas, perspectives, attitudes, memes,images, and other phenomena that are within the mainstream of a given culture, especially Western culture. The John G. Cawelti Award is annually presented in his honor by the Popular Culture Association to the author of a noteworthy textbook, primer, or scholarly book used in the classroom on popular culture and American Culture. He was also interested in science fiction and taught the course on it at the University of Chicago while there.


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This revised edition of the Popular Culture Primer is an introductory text that traces the history of popular culture and cultural studies. Besides covering the traditional subjects such as the influence of the Frankfurt School and the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, this book covers the cultural studies of science and technology, the biosciences, drugs, and sports as well as other often-ignored topics such as science fiction, fan cultures Cited by: Popular Culture Primer, Paperback by Weaver, John A., ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Weaver (curriculum studies, Georgia Southern U.) presents an introductory level text surveying the field of popular culture Rating: % positive.

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