Popular Modernity in America: Experience, Technology, Mythohistory

Popular Modernity in America: Experience, Technology, Mythohistory

by Michael Thomas Carroll



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791447130
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/01/2000
Series: SUNY series in Postmodern Culture Series
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(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



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


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