The System of Objects

The System of Objects

by Jean Baudrillard
     
 
A tour de force of the materialist semiotics of the early Baudrillard, Baudrillard here subjects the commodification of everyday life to his celebrated analysis.

Overview

A tour de force of the materialist semiotics of the early Baudrillard, Baudrillard here subjects the commodification of everyday life to his celebrated analysis.

Editorial Reviews

New York Times
“A sharp-shooting Lone Ranger of the post-Marxist left.”
i-D magazine
“The most notorious intellectual celebrity to emerge from Paris since Roland
Barthes and the most influential prophet of the media since Marshall
McLuhan.”
From the Publisher
“A sharp-shooting Lone Ranger of the post-Marxist left.”—New York Times

“The most notorious intellectual celebrity to emerge from Paris since Roland Barthes and the most influential prophet of the media since Marshall McLuhan.”—i-D magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859840689
Publisher:
Verso Books
Publication date:
08/17/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
7.98(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.59(d)

Meet the Author

Jean Baudrillard (1929–2007) began teaching sociology at the Université de Paris-X in 1966. He retired from academia in 1987 to write books and travel until his death in 2007. His many works include Simulations and Simulacra, America, The Perfect Crime, The System of Objects, Passwords, The Transparency of Evil, The Spirit of Terrorism, and Fragments, among others.

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