Baudrillard and the Millennium

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Icon Books, 1999 - Philosophy - 77 pages
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Confronts the strategies of this major cultural encounter with the greatest non-event of the postmodern age, and accounts for the critical censure of Baudrillard's enterprise. Key topics, such as natural catastrophes, the body, "victim culture", identity and Internet viruses, are discussed in reference to the development of Jean Baudrillard's millenarian thought from the 1980s to the threshold of the Year 2000; from simulation to disappearance.

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Horrocks studied Cultural History at the Royal College of Art in London. He is a lecturer in History of Art at Kingston University in Surrey.

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