A Critical Introduction
By (author) Simon During
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Cultural Studies by Simon During
Book DescriptionCultural Studies: A Critical Introduction is a wide-ranging and stimulating introduction to the history and theory of Cultural Studies from Leavisism, through the era of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, to the global nature of contemporary Cultural Studies. Cultural Studies: A Critical Introduction begins with an introduction to the field and its theoretical history and then presents a series of short essays on key areas of Cultural Studies, designed to provoke discussion and raise questions. Each thematic section examines and explains a key topic within Cultural Studies. Sections include: * the discipline * time * space * media and the public sphere * identity * sexuality and gender * value
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415246569
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Simon During
Exit Capitalism, Hardback (August 2009)
Examines key moments of British cultural and literary history. This title analyses how the decline of the socialist ideal and the emergence of endgame capitalism helped to produce both modern theory and cultural studies as academic fields.
Cultural Studies Reader, Paperback (May 2006)
Covering topics from theory and method, to science and cyberculture, this work combines forty-two articles with editorial introductions, and also includes a comprehensive bibliography. It provides a road map to students of cultural studies.
Cultural Studies, Paperback (January 2005)
An introduction to the history and theory of Cultural Studies from Leavisism, through the era of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, to the global nature of contemporary Cultural Studies. Each thematic section examines and explains a key topic within Cultural Studies.
Modern Enchantments, Paperback (April 2004)» View all books by Simon During
Magic, Simon During suggests, has helped shape modern culture. Devoted to this deceptively simple proposition, this work gets at the aesthetic questions at the very heart of the study of culture.
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Author Biography - Simon During
Simon During is a Professor in the English department at John Hopkins University. He has published widely in the field of Cultural Studies. His latest publication is Modern Enchantments: The Cultural Power of Secular Magic (Harvard University Press, 2004)
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