Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle (Google e-bog)
Nation Books, 02/01/2014 - 240 sider
A Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times best-selling author charts the dramatic and disturbing rise of a post-literate America that craves fantasy, ecstasy, and illusion.
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LibraryThing ReviewBrugeranmeldelse - LibraryThing
A depressing but hard-hitting look at the dumbing-down and commercialization of American society. Well-written if a bit too earnest (would it have killed the author to have a bit of fun with some of this... ala Freakonomics?!) , this is a sobering look at future generations in the US and the world.
Review: Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of SpectacleBrugeranmeldelse - Goodreads
No Empire of Illusion is not a (direct) discussion of the decline of reading across the US, rather Hedges draws our attention to the 'Triumph of Spectacle' tearing apart American celebrity culture ...
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