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Culture, Capitalism, and Democracy in the New America

Richard Brown

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100259
eISBN:
9780300127874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100259.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

The United States is in transit from an industrial to a postindustrial society, from a modern to a postmodern culture, and from a national to a global economy. This book asks how we can distinguish ... More


Ideal Minds: Raising Consciousness in the Antisocial Seventies

Michael Trask

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752438
eISBN:
9781501752452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752438.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Following the 1960s, the decade's focus on consciousness-raising transformed into an array of intellectual projects far afield of movement politics. The mind's powers came to preoccupy a range of ... More


Hypertext Heaven

Michael Heim

in The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195092585
eISBN:
9780199852987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092585.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Hypertext is a dynamic referencing system in which all texts are interrelated, a facility by which all text on screen becomes a point and shoot menu for commands. The chapter presents various ... More


Sacred Exchanges: Images in Global Context

Robyn Ferrell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148801
eISBN:
9780231504423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148801.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

As the international art market globalizes the indigenous image, it changes its identity, status, value, and purpose in local and larger contexts. Focusing on a school of Australian Aboriginal ... More


The Work of Art in the Age of Deindustrialization

Jasper Bernes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804796415
eISBN:
9781503602601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796415.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Work of Art in the Age of Deindustrialization provides an original account of the relationship between postindustrial capitalism and postmodern culture. Examining American conceptual art and ... More


Introduction

Mark Ramey

in Studying Fight Club

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733551
eISBN:
9781800342040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733551.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter discusses the importance of studying David Fincher's Fight Club (1999). Studying Fight Club is a response to a number of issues. Firstly, the film has, since 2009, been an ... More


Working Girls: The Precariat of Chick Lit

Suzanne Ferriss

in Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039577
eISBN:
9780252097669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039577.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter argues that chick lit offers an inherent critique of women's economic precarity. Chick-lit novels have been criticized for glamorizing consumption and irresponsibly promoting unchecked ... More


Internet Humanities Essays and Books: Seeing and Hearing Anew

Alan G. Gross and Joseph E. Harmon

in The Internet Revolution in the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190465926
eISBN:
9780197559635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465926.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Equipment and Technology

Has there been in the 21st-century humanities an Internet transformation similar to that in the sciences? A comparison of online elite journals suggests that the Internet transformation in the ... More


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