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Description - Internet Culture by David A. Porter

The internet has grown in recent years from a fringe cultural phenomenon to a significant site of cultural production and transformation. Internet Culture maps the contours of this new domain of language, politics and identity, locating it within the interconnected histories of technologies of communication and the public sphere. Neither a user's guide to the Net nor a futuristic manifesto, Internet Culture offers instead a critical interrogation of the sustaining myths of the virtual world and of the implications of the current mass migration onto the electronic frontier. Among the topics discussed in Internet Culture are the virtual spaces and places created by the citizens of the Net, and crucially, their claims to the hotly contested notion of "virtual community". The contributors also examine the communication medium behind the worlds of the Net.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415916844
ISBN-10: 0415916844
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Apr-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David A. Porter

David Porter teaches in the Department of Comparative Literature at Stanford University. He is the editor of Between Men and Feminism,also published by Routledge.

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