Making Sense of Media Key Texts in Media and Cultural Studies

ISBN-10: 1405120177

ISBN-13: 9781405120173

Edition: 2004

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Description: Making Sense of Media is a lively and accessible text that helps readers understand mass media and the texts they carry. Designed expressly for those interested in gaining a solid understanding of the media and how they work, it is an indispensable book. Offers a lively, accessible, and concise textbook to help readers understand mass media and their texts Covers seminal figures, concepts and scholarship in mass media studies, including Vladimir Propp, Mikhail Bakhtin, Raymond Williams, Fredric Jameson, and Stuart Hall Explores the ideas found in nineteen significant books that will provide useful insights and concepts for anyone interested in the study of the media Features chapter-by-chapter short articles by the author, that address an idea or theory in the particular book being discussed Includes charts, boxes features, exercises, and illustrations to round out analyses and engage the beginning student.

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Book details

List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/8/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 206
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Arthur Asa Berger is professor of broadcast and electronic communication arts at San Francisco State University.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Media in Our Lives
Course in General Linguistics
In Practice: King Andrew the First
Mythologies
In Practice: A Semiotic Analysis of a Sea Shell
Metaphors We Live By
In Practice: Love is a Game
Poetics
In Practice: Theories on Comedy
Introduction to Poetics
In Practice: What Happens in Hamlet
Morphology of the Folktale
In Practice: Understanding Genres
Reading the Romance
In Practice: Write Your Own Romance Novel
Hamlet on the Holodeck
In Practice: Hypotheses on Pac-Man and Video Games
The Dialogic Imagination
In Practice: Parody and Laughter
Semiotics of Cinema
In Practice: The "1984" Macintosh Commercial
Film Form
In Practice: Rashomontage
Marxism and Literature
In Practice: The Prisoner and "The General"
Everyday Life in the Modern World
In Practice: Cells and Terror
The Practice of Everyday Life
In Practice: Resistance Through Ridicule
Understanding Media
In Practice: The Financial Times
Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism
In Practice: A Postmodern Perspective on Madonna
Cultural Theory
In Practice: Political Cultures and Popular Culture
Black Looks: Race and Representation
In Practice: Krazy Kat and "Racial" Memory
"The Work of Representation"
In Practice: 9/11 as Representation
Afterword: A Confessional
Bibliography
Index
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