High-Pop: Making Culture into Popular Entertainment / Edition 1

High-Pop: Making Culture into Popular Entertainment / Edition 1

by Jim Collins
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High-Pop: Making Culture into Popular Entertainment / Edition 1

An exploration by nine key thinkers of the popularization of elite tastes for mass audiences, High-Pop challenges the project of cultural studies to focus on all-but-ignored forms of mainstream culture.

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ISBN-13: 9780631222118
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/25/2002
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

List of Contributors.


High-Pop: An Introduction: Jim Collins (University of Notre Dame).

1. "Expecting Rain": Opera as Popular Culture? John Storey (Centre for Research in Media and Cultural Studies, University of Sunderland).

2. Signature and Brand: John Frow (University of Edinburgh).

3. From Brahmin Julia to Working-Class Emeril: The Evolution of Television Cooking: Toby Miller (Tisch School of Fine Arts, NYU).

4. "Tan"talizing Others: Multicultural Anxiety and the New Orientalism: Kim Middleton Meyer (University of Notre Dame, Doctoral Candidate).

5. Class Rites in the Age of the Blockbuster: Alan Wallach (College of William and Mary).

6. Museums and Department Stores: Close Encounters: Carol Duncan (Ramapo College).

7. Which Shakespeare to Love? Film, Fidelity, and the Performance of Literature: Tim Corrigan (Temple University).

8. No (Popular) Place Like Home? Jim Collins (University of Notre Dame).

9. Style and the Perfection of Things: Celia Lury (Goldsmiths College, University of London).


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