The Cultural Studies Reader

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Simon During
Routledge, 2007 - Art - 564 pages
3 Reviews

The Cultural Studies Reader is the ideal introduction for students. A revised introduction explaining the history and key concerns of cultural studies brings together important articles by leading thinkers to provide an essential guide to the development, key issues and future directions of cultural studies.

This fully updated third edition includes:

  • 36 essays including 21 new articles
  • An editor's preface succinctly introducing each article with suggestions for further reading
  • Comprehensive coverage of every major cultural studies method and theory
  • An updated account of recent developments in the field
  • Articles on new areas such as culture and nature and the cultures of globalization
  • New key thinkers such as CLR James, Gilles Deleuze, Antonio Negri and Edward Said, included for the first time

The Cultural Studies Reader is designed to be read around the world and deals with issues relevant to each continent

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User Review  - SmithSJ01 - LibraryThing

This is a must for any cultural or media studies student. I used it for 2 out of the 3 years during my English/Cultural Studies Degree and it assisted me in all the subject areas. The articles are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steven Salaita - Goodreads

Many of the classic pieces of cultural studies are here. Some selections are esoteric, others politically engaged. This anthology is worthwhile for students and teachers of cultural studies and for discerning readers in general. Read full review

About the author (2007)

Simon During is a Professor of English and Cultural Studies at Johns Hopkins University, USA. He is the author of Cultural Studies: A Critical Introduction (2005); Modern Enchantments: The Cultural Power of Secular Magic (2004) and Foucault and Literature (1992).

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