Kurt Dewhurst and Marsha Macdowell. Prologue Robert Baron. Part One Early Vision and Transformations. Part Two Collaborations and Cultural Politics. Good Enough for Government Work? Part Three The Poetics of Representation. Part Four The Festival as Catalyst. Epilogue James Early. End Matter References Contributors Index. All rights reserved. Powered by: Safari Books Online. This widely used introductory text to the study of popular culture emphasizes foundational theories and concepts from sociology.
Holtzman, Linda. Media messages: What film, television, and popular music teach us about race, class, gender, and sexual orientation. Armonk, NY: Sharpe.
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Holtzman presents a series of studies about representations in popular culture, focusing on race, class, gender, and sexuality. Kidd, Dustin. Pop culture freaks: Identity, mass media, and society. Boulder, CO: Westview. This book focuses on issues of identity in the labor force, representations, and audience for commercial popular culture. Lopes, Paul. Demanding respect: The evolution of the American comic book. Philadelphia: Temple Univ.
Lopes examines the origins of the comic book and its evolution across the 20th century. He focuses on how comics moved from the margins of nerd culture to the center of American popular culture. Storey, John. Cultural theory and popular culture: An introduction. New York: Routledge.
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Not a member? However, the imponderables of time—deferral, shifting parties, uncertainty—such as capitalism seeks to control for, still remain.
Disraeli proposes an extension of the vote that is still property-based, as in the Reform, while also making money in the savings bank or government funds a basis for enfranchisement. An additional proposed basis is membership in certain professions. Neither so romantically conceived nor backward-looking to a golden age, the third reform bill of moved close to universal male suffrage. There are references to the funds, as well as references to Parliament and elections. Livesey cites a passage that ironically describes Mr. This comes in the portrayal of Bradley Headstone, the lowborn schoolteacher on the rise via the professionalization of teaching in the period.
Perhaps Maurice has some relevance here.
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Arnold is much more explicit than Dickens in linking this to matters of representative government. Neither she nor other critics sees this probing carried so devastatingly far for the downwardly mobile gentleman Eugene Wrayburn. Genre analysis helps her trace the difference in handling of the Headstone and Wrayburn stories. Here popular travel writing is examined, and image studies provides the approach. Images of fever connote the danger of a Panamanian space of excess, jungle, animalism, irrationality, sexual and racial mixing, and degeneration.
At the same time such images attach to American travelers to this space, now connoting the fever of speculation, the gold fever that took them there, and again dangerous excess, natures out of control, irrationality, indiscriminate mixing, and degeneration from civilized norms of economic conduct.
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It is a strength of the collection that this and other essays extend new economic criticism to encompass empire. There should be more work along such lines. This looks back to seventeenth-century Ireland, under British rule, and to little-known economic writing by William Petty, penned initially in service of Thomas Cromwell.