Everyday life and cultural theory : an introduction

General Information

Author/Creator
Highmore, Ben, 1961-
Language
English.
Published
London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Physical Description
viii, 200 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Contents/Summary

Summary
Everyday Life and Cultural Theory provides a unique critical and historical introduction to theories of everyday life. Ben Highmore traces the development of conceptions of everyday life, from the Mass Observation project of the 1930s to contemporary theorists. Individual chapters examine: Theories of the everyday, Fragments of everyday life, Surrealism: the marvelous in the everyday, Walter Benjamin's Trash Aesthetics, Mass Observation: the science of everyday life, Henri Lefebvre's Dialectics of Everyday Life, Michel de Certeau's Poetics of Everyday Life and Everyday life and the future of cultural studies--publisher

Subjects

Subject
Life.
Civilization, Modern > 20th century.
Culture > Philosophy > History > 20th century.

Bibliographic Information

Responsibility
Ben Highmore.
ISBN
0415223024
0415223032

Holdings

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