Popular culture : an introduction

Freccero, Carla, 1956-

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  • Creator Carla Freccero
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : New York University Press, [1999] ©1999
  • Physical Details
    • x, 202 pages ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780814726693, 0814726690, 9780814726709, 0814726704
  • OCLC ocm40762501

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-191) and index.
  • Discography: page 175.
  • Filmography: page 173.

Contents

  • Overview and background -- Serial killers and the question of representation -- The body and the state -- Queer subcultures -- Madonna's popular bodies -- Truth or Dare -- Race and identity politics -- Postcoloniality, imperialism, third world: background and context -- Octavia Butler's Xenogenesis -- Diasporic identities and Sandra Cisneros -- Do the Right Thing -- Rap, rock, resistance -- Sound and story -- Technoculture and postmodernism -- William Gibson's Neuromancer -- The cultural politics of the Alien films
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