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Baudrillard : a critical reader

Author: Douglas Kellner
Publisher: Oxford ; Cambridge, Mass. : Blackwell, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Self--described "intellectual terrorist" Jean Baudrillard is one of the most important and provocative writers of the contemporary era. Widely acclaimed as the prophet to postmodernity, he has  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jean Baudrillard; Jean Baudrillard; Jean Baudrillard; Jean Baudrillard
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Kellner
ISBN: 1557864659 9781557864659 1557864667 9781557864666
OCLC Number: 29795126
Description: ix, 333 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Jean Baudrillard in the fin-de-millennium / Douglas Kellner --
The system of objects and the commodification of everyday life : the early Baudrillard / Mark Gottdiener --
The commodification of reality and the reality of commodification : Baudrillard, Debord, and postmodern theory / Steven Best --
Critical theory and technoculture : Habermas and Baudrillard / Mark Poster --
Semiotics, cybernetics, and the ecstasy of marketing communications / Kim Sawchuck --
Fashion and signification in Baudrillard / Efrat Tseëlon --
Fatal forms : toward a (neo) formal sociological theory of media culture / Joanthan S. Epstein and Margarete J. Epstein --
Symbolic exchange in hyperreality / Deborah Cook --
Capitalism and the code : a critique of Baudrillard's third order simulacrum / Sara Schoonmaker --
Simulation : the highest stage of capitalism? / James Der Derian --
Aesthetic production and cultural politics : Baudrillard and contemporary art / Timothy W. Luke --
Baudrillard, modernism, and postmodernism / Nicholas Zurbrugg --
Valorizing "the feminine" while rejecting feminism? : Baudrillard's feminist provocations / A. Keith Goshorn --
The drama of theory : vengeful objects and wily props / Gary Genosko --
Baudrillard, time, and the end / William Bogard.
Responsibility: edited by Douglas Kellner.


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