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- ISBN: 9780415581387 | 0415581389
- Cover: Nonspecific Binding
- Copyright: 10/8/2017
Popular Culture: The Basicsis a fast-paced and lively introduction to the theories and methods of popular culture studies. Opening with a definition of '¬Üpopular culture'¬", the book embarks on a tour of those cultural forms which have kept the masses entertained, including: Print popular culture from Story Papers and '¬ÜPenny Dreadfuls'¬" to paperback bestsellers Stage shows from burlesque and vaudeville to pop concerts Film, radio and television Computers, the internet and video games Digital media: mobile devices and social networking sites Featuring a glossary, timeline and bibliography, this is an ideal starting point for anyone with a serious interest in key cultural theories.