X-Rated!: The Power of Mythic Symbolism in Popular Culture

X-Rated!: The Power of Mythic Symbolism in Popular Culture

by Marcel Danesi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230610684

ISBN-13: 9780230610682

Pub. Date: 11/15/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book delves into the reasons why pop culture, and all of its "X-Rated" features, are so appealing to masses of people, even though they may hate to love it.  See more details below

Overview

This book delves into the reasons why pop culture, and all of its "X-Rated" features, are so appealing to masses of people, even though they may hate to love it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230610682
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/15/2008
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

X-Power: American Pop Culture as a Theater of the Profane
• V-Power: The Feminine Form and Pop Culture
• Logo-Power: The Role of Branding and Advertising in Pop Culture
• i-Power: Pop Culture in the Age of the Internet
• N-Power: Occultism in Pop Culture
• Spectacle-Power: Why We Hate to Love and Love to Hate Pop Culture

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