Simulation in Media and Culture: Believing the Hype (BOK)

Robin DeRosa

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Simulation in Media and Culture: Believing the Hype, is a new edited collection by Robin DeRosa which considers the role and function of "simulation" in contemporary culture. Drawing on theories of the simulacra from Jean Baudrillard, the collection looks at the hyperreal-the state of being more real than the real-in television, film, gaming, and cultural identity. DeRosa's collection covers diverse content: from celebrity socialites to cooking shows on TV; from Arnold Schwarzenegger to Jesus Christ on the big screen; from Farmville to Extreme Championship Wrestling in the world of games; and from the new German avant-garde to Florida Studies in its treatment of postmodern identities and cultures. Robin DeRosa's Simulation in Media and Culture: Believing the Hype asks new questions-ethical, entertaining, and epistemological-about how we can understand the shifting nature of the real.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Robin DeRosa
Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN 9780739184585
Antall sider 248 Dimensjoner 15cm x 22,6cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 372 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Popular culture, Social & cultural anthropology, ethnography