Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • Critical Multimodal Studies of Popular Discourse book cover

    Critical Multimodal Studies of Popular Discourse

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emilia Djonov, Sumin Zhao

    Studies of multimodality have significantly advanced our understanding of the potential of different semiotic resources—verbal, visual, aural, and kinetic—to make meaning and allow people to achieve various social purposes such as persuading, entertaining, and explaining. Yet little is known about…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • A Primer For Daily Life book cover

    A Primer For Daily Life

    1st Edition

    By Susan Willis

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge
    Studies in Culture and Communication

  • The Making of English Popular Culture book cover

    The Making of English Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Storey

    The Making of English Popular Culture provides an account of the making of popular culture in the nineteenth century. While a form of what we might describe as popular culture existed before this period, John Storey has assembled a collection that demonstrates how what we now think of as popular…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge
    Directions in Cultural History

  • Deforming American Political Thought: Challenging the Jeffersonian Legacy book cover

    Deforming American Political Thought

    Challenging the Jeffersonian Legacy, 2nd Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    Deforming American Political Thought offers an alternative to the dominant American historical imagination, treating issues that range from the nature of Thomas Jefferson's vision of an egalitarian nation to the persistence of racial inequality. Presenting multifaceted arguments that transcend the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • Consuming History: Historians and Heritage in Contemporary Popular Culture book cover

    Consuming History

    Historians and Heritage in Contemporary Popular Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Jerome de Groot

    Consuming History examines how history works in contemporary popular culture. Analysing a wide range of cultural entities from computer games to daytime television, it investigates the ways in which society consumes history and how a reading of this consumption can help us understand popular…

    Paperback – 2016-02-08
    Routledge

  • Sound, Space and Sociality in Modern Japan book cover

    Sound, Space and Sociality in Modern Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph D. Hankins, Carolyn S. Stevens

    This book argues that sound – as it is created, transmitted, and perceived – plays a key role in the constitution of space and community in contemporary Japan. The book examines how sonic practices reflect politics, aesthetics, and ethics, with transformative effects on human relations. From…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Terrors of Uncertainty (Routledge Revivals): The Cultural Contexts of Horror Fiction book cover

    Terrors of Uncertainty (Routledge Revivals)

    The Cultural Contexts of Horror Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Grixti

    From Frankenstein and Dracula to Psycho and The Chainsaw Massacre, horror fiction has provided our culture with some of its most enduring themes and narratives. Considering horror fiction both as a genre and as a social phenomenon, Joseph Grixti provides a theoretical and historical framework for…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cover Stories (Routledge Revivals): Narrative and Ideology in the British Spy Thriller book cover

    Cover Stories (Routledge Revivals)

    Narrative and Ideology in the British Spy Thriller, 1st Edition

    By Michael Denning

    First published in 1987, this title tracks the spy thriller from John Buchanan to Eric Ambler, Ian Fleming and John Le Carré, and shows how these tales of spies, moles, and the secret service tell a history of modern society, translating the political and cultural transformations of the twentieth…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Performing Memory in Art and Popular Culture book cover

    Performing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    This volume pursues a new line of research in cultural memory studies by understanding memory as a performative act in art and popular culture. The authors take their cue from the observation that art and popular culture enact memory and generate processes of memory. They do memory, and in this…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Global Perspectives on Tarzan: From King of the Jungle to International Icon book cover

    Global Perspectives on Tarzan

    From King of the Jungle to International Icon, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annette Wannamaker, Michelle Ann Abate

    This collection seeks to understand the long-lasting and global appeal of Tarzan: Why is a story about a feral boy, who is raised by apes in the African jungle, so compelling and so adaptable to different cultural contexts and audiences? How is it that the same narrative serves as the basis for…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • On Film book cover

    On Film

    3rd Edition

    By Stephen Mulhall

    The first edition of Stephen Mulhall's acclaimed On Film was a study of the four Alien films, and made the highly original and controversial argument that films themselves can philosophise. In its second edition, On Film increased its breadth and vision considerably to encompass films such as the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge

  • Representation book cover

    Representation

    1st Edition

    By Jenny Kidd

    Written especially for undergraduate students, Representation synthesises and updates our understandings of representation - and the tools for its analysis - for use in the new mediascape. Jenny Kidd uses an engaging range of current examples and a lively style to explore a number of key…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

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