X-Rated!: The Power of Mythic Symbolism in Popular Culture

X-Rated!: The Power of Mythic Symbolism in Popular Culture

by Marcel Danesi
ISBN-10:
0230610684
ISBN-13:
9780230610682
Pub. Date:
01/13/2009
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
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Overview

X-Rated!: The Power of Mythic Symbolism in Popular Culture

This book delves into the reasons why pop culture, and all of its "X-Rated" features, are so appealing to masses of people, even though they may hate to love it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230610682
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 01/13/2009
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

X-Power: American Pop Culture as a Theater of the Profane
• V-Power: The Feminine Form and Pop Culture
• Logo-Power: The Role of Branding and Advertising in Pop Culture
• i-Power: Pop Culture in the Age of the Internet
• N-Power: Occultism in Pop Culture
• Spectacle-Power: Why We Hate to Love and Love to Hate Pop Culture

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