Time and Commodity Culture: Essays on Cultural Theory and Postmodernity

Time and Commodity Culture: Essays on Cultural Theory and Postmodernity

by John Frow

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Time and Commodity Culture: Essays on Cultural Theory and Postmodernity by John Frow

Time and Commodity Culture is a detailed and theoretically sophisticated account of the cultural systems of postmodernity. Through a series of four linked essays on postmodern theory, tourism, gift exchange and commodity exchange, and the social organization of memory, it explores some of the implications of the commodification of culture for the contemporary and postmodern world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198159483
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 12/28/1997
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile: 1670L (what's this?)

About the Author

University of Queensland

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. What Was Postmodernism?
2. Tourism and the Semiotics of Nostalgia
3. Gift and Commodity
4. Toute la mémoidu monde: Repetition and Forgetting
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