In The Company Of Media: Cultural Constructions Of Communication, 1920's To 1930's, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

In The Company Of Media

Cultural Constructions Of Communication, 1920's To 1930's, 1st Edition

By Hanno Hardt


186 pages

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Paperback: 9780367154448
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This book explores the imaginative construction of a cultural history of the media in a series of essays that draw on various artistic and intellectual narratives of Western societies and trace incidental encounters with the means of social communication in cultural and political settings.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Cultural Constructions of Communication 2. The Gaze of the Artist: American Newspapers in an Urban Setting 3. Revolutionary Reportage: Constructing the New Soviet Journalism 4. Negotiated Images: The Rise of Photojournalism in Weimar Germany 5. Radio and Kultur: On the Social Uses of German Broadcasting 6. Fictional Journalists: News Work in American Novels 7. Billboards of the Dream: Walker Evans on 1930s U.S. Advertising 8. Wireless Pleasure: Locating Radio in the American Home 9. Pierced Memories: On the Rhetoric of a Bayoneted Photograph

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General