Studies in Entertainment: Critical Approaches to Mass Culture
Exploring various forms of contemporary mass art and culture, from rock-'n'-roll music to "slasher" films, from women's romances to "retro" fashion style, these essays reflect the paradox inherent in taking a critical approach to mass culture. This text offers an array of essays explaining important facets of contemporary culture.
Contributors include Rick Altman, Margaret Morse, Patricia Mellencamp, Judith Williamson, Jean Franco, Kaja Silverman, Tania Modeleski, Dana Polan, Andres Huyssen, with an interview with Raymond Williams and a discussion about Theodor Adorno's thoughts about Cadillac's.
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