Popular Modernity in America: Experience, Technology, Mythohistory

Popular Modernity in America: Experience, Technology, Mythohistory

by Michael Thomas Carroll

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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

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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