The Aesthetics of Cultural Studies / Edition 1

The Aesthetics of Cultural Studies / Edition 1

by Michael Berube, Jane Juffer, John Frow, Rita Felski
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631223061

ISBN-13: 9780631223061

Pub. Date: 11/01/2004

Publisher: Wiley

The subject of the aesthetic has returned to cultural and literary debates with a vengeance. The Aesthetics of Cultural Studies is a timely and authoritative collection of essays that analyze the role of aesthetics in American and British cultural studies, and reflect on its recuperation in the field.

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Overview

The subject of the aesthetic has returned to cultural and literary debates with a vengeance. The Aesthetics of Cultural Studies is a timely and authoritative collection of essays that analyze the role of aesthetics in American and British cultural studies, and reflect on its recuperation in the field.

  • Contains first-rate, original essays that analyze the role of aesthetics in American and British cultural studies, and reflect on its recuperation in the field.
  • Contributors are leading scholars, internationally based.
  • Includes substantial introductory material by the editor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631223061
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.

Introduction: Engaging the Aesthetic (Michael Berube).

1 The Role of Aesthetics in Cultural Studies (Rita Felski).

2 On Literature in Cultural Studies (John Frow).

3 Excessive Practices: Aesthetics, Erotica, and Cultural Studies (Jane Juffer).

4 The Burden of Culture (Jonathan Sterne).

5 Cultural Studies and the Questions of Pleasure and Value (David Shumway).

6 "I Give It a 94. It's Got a Good Beat and You Can Dance to It": Valuing Popular Music (David Sanjek).

7 Cultural Studies and the New Belletrism (Barry Faulk).

8 Beauty on My Mind: Reading Literature in an Age of Cultural Studies (Irene Kacandes).

9 Inventing Culture (Behind the Garage Door) (Steven Rubio).

10 The Cringe Factor (Laura Kipnis).

Index.

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