Against and Beyond: Subversion and Transgression in Mass Media, Popular Culture and Performance

Against and Beyond: Subversion and Transgression in Mass Media, Popular Culture and Performance

by Magdalena Cieslak
     
 

Against and Beyond: Subversion and Transgression in Mass Media, Popular Culture and Performance is a collection of fourteen essays by scholars representing a number of disciplines discussing transgression and subversion in film, television, music, theatre and digital media. Moving across major political and cultural movements of the 20th century, the book

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Against and Beyond: Subversion and Transgression in Mass Media, Popular Culture and Performance is a collection of fourteen essays by scholars representing a number of disciplines discussing transgression and subversion in film, television, music, theatre and digital media. Moving across major political and cultural movements of the 20th century, the book addresses a global need for transgression and subversion in our times. Applying theories of Freud, Lacan, Kristeva, Foucault, Adorno and Horkheimer, Deleuze and Guattari, and Butler, the volume is an important contribution to understanding the mechanisms and functions of subversion and transgression in contemporary media and popular culture and provides essential reading for all those seeking to go against and beyond.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781443837736
Publisher:
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Pages:
195

Meet the Author

Magdalena Cieslak teaches drama, theatre and media at the University of Lodz, Poland. She is the co-editor with Agnieszka Rasmus of Images of the City (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009) and PASE Papers in Literature and Culture (Lodz University Press, 2008). Agnieszka Rasmus teaches drama and film at the University of Lodz, Poland. She is the author of Filming Shakespeare, From Metatheatre to Metacinema (Peter Lang, 2008) and co-editor with Magdalena Cieslak of Images of the City (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009) and PASE Papers in Literature and Culture (Lodz University Press, 2008).

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