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Imagining the popular in contemporary French culture

Author: Diana Holmes; David Looseley
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

French Studies, Cultural Studies, Media Studies, Cultural Sociology, History/Cultural History.Specific chapters will be of relevance to: Cultural Policy, Popular Music Studies, Literary Studies, Film  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Holmes; David Looseley
ISBN: 0719078164 9780719078163
OCLC Number: 939762526
Description: 254 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: AcknowledgementsNotes on ContributorsIntroduction Diana Holmes and David Looseley1. Politics and Pleasure: Inventing Popular Culture in Contemporary France David Looseley2. Authenticity and Appropriation: A Discursive History of French Popular Music David Looseley3. The Mimetic Prejudice: the Popular Novel in France Diana Holmes4. Why Popular Films are Popular : Identification, Imitation and Critical Mortification David Platten5. French Television: Negotiating the National Popular Lucy Mazdon6. Social and Linguistic Change in French: Does Popular Culture Mean Popular Language? Nigel ArmstrongConclusion Diana Holmes and David LooseleyBibliography Index -- .
Responsibility: edited by Diana Holmes and David Looseley.


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