Common Culture: Reading and Writing about American Popular Culture

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Michael Petracca, Madeleine Sorapure
Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007 - History - 642 pages
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From Barbie to the Internet, the Simpsons to the malls, this engaging book on pop culture can help readers develop writing skills while reading and thinking about subjects they find inherently interesting. It contains essays addressing pop culture topics along with suggestions for further reading. Topics covered in the essays include advertising, television, popular music, cyberculture, sports, and movies. Because of its several comprehensive indexes, this book is an excellent reference work for writers and analysts of popular culture.

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