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Hyperreality and Global Culture (Paperback): Nicholas Perry

Hyperreality and Global Culture (Paperback)

Nicholas Perry

Series: Social Futures

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This book explores a world where the boundaries between reality and representation have become blurred, a world where LA Law is used to train lawyers. Drawing on examples from around the globe, Nick Perry presents a fascinating and entertaining analysis of both familiar objects and situations as well as the more unusual and absurd. Meals served in British pubs, motor-cycle gangs in downtown Tokyo, Australian movies, are just some examples used by the author in his engaging exploration of modern sense of the 'unreal'. Hyperrealities also engages with well known theorists of contemporary culture, from Baudrillard and Umberto Eco to Jameson and Sartre.

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Imprint: Routledge
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Social Futures
Release date: May 1998
First published: 1998
Authors: Nicholas Perry
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
ISBN-13: 978-0-415-10515-6
Categories: Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Communication studies > Media studies
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > General
Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Interdisciplinary studies > Cultural studies > General
LSN: 0-415-10515-3
Barcode: 9780415105156

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