ISBN-10:
0791447146
ISBN-13:
9780791447147
Pub. Date:
09/28/2000
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Popular Modernity in America: Experience, Technology, Mythohistory / Edition 1

Popular Modernity in America: Experience, Technology, Mythohistory / Edition 1

by Michael Thomas Carroll

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ISBN-13: 9780791447147
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/28/2000
Series: SUNY series in Postmodern Culture Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Michael Thomas Carroll is Associate Professor of English at New Mexico Highlands University. He is the editor of No Small World: Visions and Revisions of World Literature, and coeditor of Phenomenological Approaches to Popular Culture.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. American Technospace and the Emergence of Popular Modernity

2. The Disembodied Voice: Coughlin, Crosby, and Other Crooners

3. Temporality and Commercial Culture: Nostalgic Entertainments

4. Visuality: The "Scopic Regime" of Popular Modernity

5. Vocality, Visuality, Alterity: Black American Cultural Production

6. The Narrative Imperative

Works Consulted

Index

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