By Gary Burns
A spouse to pop culture is a landmark survey of up to date examine in pop culture experiences that provides a accomplished and interesting creation to the field.
- Includes over dozen essays protecting the spectrum of pop culture reviews from nutrition to folklore and from television to technology
- Features contributions from tested and up-and-coming students from a number disciplines
- Offers a close background of the learn of renowned culture
- Balances new views at the politics of tradition with in-depth research of subject matters on the leading edge of pop culture studies
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A Companion to Popular Culture by Gary Burns