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Common Culture : Reading and Writing about American Popular Culture

Common Culture : Reading and Writing about American Popular Culture - 95 edition

Common Culture : Reading and Writing about American Popular Culture - 95 edition

ISBN13: 9780132998017

ISBN10: 0132998017

Common Culture : Reading and Writing about American Popular Culture by Michael F. Petracca - ISBN 9780132998017
Edition: 95
Copyright: 1995
Publisher: Blair Press
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International: No
Common Culture : Reading and Writing about American Popular Culture by Michael F. Petracca - ISBN 9780132998017

ISBN13: 9780132998017

ISBN10: 0132998017

Edition: 95

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Summary

From Barbie to the internet, this inherently interesting book spans a full range of pop culture topics from a variety of theoretical perspectives, and helps users develop their critical and analytical skills and write clear and effective prose while reading, thinking, and writing about television, pop music, movies, and other media-generated artifacts.

Provides Key reading and writing strategies, and detailed instruction in thinking critically and writing persuasively about pop-cultural issues. Features 'casebooks' on certain pop-cultural phenomena, such as the Barbie Doll, rap and hip-hop music, horror movies and virtual communities. Explores cyberculture, the internet, and the information revolution, and includes new essays on the 'pro-advertising' perspective, the pop/hip group Rage Against the Machine, the popular sitcom 'Seinfeld', and more.

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