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Architecture of excess : cultural life in the information age

Author: Jim Collins
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1995
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Much of recent theory has characterized life in media-sophisticated societies in terms of a semiotic overload which, allegedly, has had only devastating effects on communication and subjectivity. In Architectures of Excess, Jim Collins argues that, while the rate of technological change has indeed accelerated, so has the rate of absorption. The seemingly endless array of information has generated not chaos but  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Collins
ISBN: 0415907055 9780415907057 0415907063 9780415907064
OCLC Number: 469442750
Description: 236 s.
Responsibility: Jim Collins
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The author argues that, while the rate of technological change has indeed accelerated, so has the rate of absorption. The seemingly endless array of information has generated different structures and  Read more...

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