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Hop on Pop The Politics and Pleasures of Popular Culture

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ISBN-10: 0822327376

ISBN-13: 9780822327370

Edition: 2002

Authors: Henry Jenkins, Tara McPherson, Jane Shattuc

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'Hop on Pop' showcases the work of a new generation of scholars from fields such as media studies, literature, cinema, and cultural studies - whose writing has been informed by their ongoing involvement with popular culture.
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 1/23/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 760
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Henry Jenkins is Provost's Professor of Communication, Journalism and Cinematic Arts at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California. He is the coeditor of From Barbie to Mortal Kombat: Gender and Computer Games (MIT Press, 1998).

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Culture That Sticks to Your Skin: A Manifesto for a New Cultural Studies
Defining Popular Culture
Self
Daytime Utopias: If You Lived in Pine Valley, You'd Be Home
Cardboard Patriarchy: Adult Baseball Card Collecting and the Nostalgia for a Presexual Past
Virgins for Jesus: The Gender Politics of Therapeutic Christian Fundamentalist Media
"Do We Look Like Ferengi Capitalists to You?" Star Trek's Klingons as Emergent Virtual American Ethnics
The Empress's New Clothing? Public Intellectualism and Popular Culture
"My Beautiful Wickedness": The Wizard of Oz as Lesbian Fantasy
Maker
"Ceci N'est Pas une Jeune Fille": Videocams, Representation, and "Othering" in the Worlds of Teenage Girls
"No Matter How Small": The Democratic Imagination of Dr. Seuss
An Auteur in the Age of the Internet: JMS, Babylon 5, and the Net
"I'm a Loser Baby": Zines and the Creation of Underground Identity
Performance
"Anyone Can Do It": Forging a Participatory Culture in Karaoke Bars
Watching Wrestling
Mae West's Maids: Race, "Authenticity," and the Discourse of Camp
"They Dig Her Message": Opera, Television, and the Black Diva
How to Become a Camp Icon in Five Easy Lessons: Fetishism --- and Tallulah Bankhead's Phallus
Taste
"It Will Get a Terrific Laugh": On the Problematic Pleasures and Politics of Holocaust Humor
The Sound of Disaffection
Corruption, Criminality, and the Nickelodeon
"Racial Cross-Dressing" in the Jazz Age: Cultural Therapy and Its Discontents in Cabaret Nightlife
The Invisible Burlesque Body of La Guardia's New York
Quarantined! A Case Study of Boston's Combat Zone
Change
On Thrifting
Shopping Sense: Fanny Fern and Jennie June on Consumer Culture in the Nineteenth Century
Navigating Myst-y Landscapes: Killer Applications and Hybrid Criticism
The Rules of the Game: Evil Dead II . . . Meet Thy Doom
Seeing in Black and White: Gender and Racial Visibility from Gone with the Wind to Scarlett
Home
"The Last Truly British People You Will Ever Know": Skinheads, Pakis, and Morrissey
Finding One's Way Home: I Dream of Jeannie and Diasporic Identity
As Canadian as Possible . . . : Anglo-Canadian Popular Culture and the American Other
Wheels of Fortune: Nation, Culture, and the Tour de France
Narrativizing Cyper-Travel: CD-ROM Travel Games and the Art of Historical Recovery
Hotting, Twocking, and Indigenous Shipping: A Vehicular Theory of Knowledge in Cultural Studies
Emotion
"Ain't I de One Everybody Come to See?!" Popular Memories of Uncle Tom's Cabin
Stress Management Ideology and the Other Spaces of Women's Power
"Have You Seen This Child?" From Milk Carton to Mise-en-Abime
Introducing Horror
About the Contributors
Name Index