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Simulacra and simulation

Author: Jean Baudrillard; Sheila Faria Glaser
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1994.
Series: Body, in theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book marked the author's first important step toward theorizing the postmodern condition. Moving away from Marxist and Freudian approaches, he develops here a theory of contemporary culture that relies on displacing economic notions of cultural production with notions of cultural expenditure, using the concepts of the simulacrum (the copy without an original) and simulation to address the concept of mass  Read more...
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Baudrillard, Jean, 1929-2007.
Simulacra and simulation.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)603847454
Online version:
Baudrillard, Jean, 1929-2007.
Simulacra and simulation.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)607674911
Named Person: Christa Bürger
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Baudrillard; Sheila Faria Glaser
ISBN: 0472095218 9780472095216 0472065211 9780472065219
OCLC Number: 31290607
Language Note: Translation from the French of: Simulacres et simulation.
Description: 164 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The precession of simulacra --
History: a retro scenario --
Holocaust --
The China Syndrome --
Apocalypse Now --
The Beaubourg effect: implosion and deterrence --
Hypermarket and hypercommodity --
The implosion of meaning in the media --
Absolute advertising, ground-zero advertising --
Clone story --
Holograms --
Crash --
Simulacra and science fiction --
The animals: territory and metamorphoses --
The remainder --
The spiraling cadaver --
Value's last tango --
On nihilism.
Series Title: Body, in theory.
Other Titles: Simulacres et simulation.
Responsibility: by Jean Baudrillard ; translated by Sheila Faria Glaser.
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Develops a theory of contemporary culture that relies on displacing economic notions of cultural production with notions of cultural expenditure. This book represents an effort to rethink cultural  Read more...

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