This fully revised and updated 4th edition of John Storeys successful reader in Cultural Theory and Popular Culture provides a theoretical, analytical and historical introduction to the study of popular culture, and provides key primary coverage of fundamental issues in cultural studies. Content has been revised and essays have been replaced and updated. The Reader offers students the opportunity to experience at first hand the theorists and critics discussed in its companion volume 'Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction', which is now in its 5th edition.
The editor has also included fully revised general and section introductions to the Reader, contextualising and linking the readings with key issues from the textbook. New readings include What Is This Black in Black Popular Culture by Stuart Hall, Musical Jihad by Amir Saeed, Dr Who and the Convergence of Media by Neil Perryman and Genericity in the Nineties by Jim Collins. The Reader can be used both in conjunction with, and independently of the textbook.
The new edition is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of cultural studies, media studies, communication studies, the sociology of culture, popular culture and other related subjects.
Preface to the Fourth Edition
Introduction: The Study of Popular Culture and Cultural Studies
Part One: The 'Culture and Civilization' Tradition
1. Matthew Arnold Culture and Anarchy
2. F.R. Leavis Mass Civilisation and Minority Culture
Part Two: Culturalism
3. Richard Hoggart The Full Rich Life & The Newer Mass Art: Sex in Shiny Packets
4. Raymond Williams The Analysis of Culture
5. E.P. Thompson Preface from The Making of the English Woking Class
6. Stuart Hall and Paddy Whannel The Young Audience
Part Three: Marxism
7. Karl Marx and Frederick Engles Ruling Class and Rudling Ideas
8. Karl Marx Base and Superstructure
9. Frederick Engels Letter to Joseph Bloch
10. Theodor W. Adornon On Popular Music
11. Antonio Gramsci Hegemony, Intellectuals and the State
12. Tony Bennett Popular Culture and the 'turn of Gramsci'
13. John Storey Rockin' Hegemony: West Coast Rock and Amerika's War in Vietnam
14. Christine Gledhill Pleasurable Negotiations
15. Stuart Hall The Rediscovery of 'Ideology': Return of the Repressed in Media Studies
16. Ernesto Laclau with Chantal Mouffe Post-Marxism without Apologies
Part Four: Feminism
17. Ien Ang Dallas and the Ideology of Mass Culture
18. Lana F. Rakow Feminist Approaches to Popular Culture: Giving Patriarchy its Due
19. Janice Radway Reading Reading the Romance
20. Christine Geraghty Soap Opera and Utopia
21. Judith Butler Imitation and Gender Insubordination
Part Five: Psychoanalysis, Structuralism and Post-structuralism
22. Sigmund Freud The Dream-Work
23. Jacques Lacan The Mirror Stage
24. Roland Barthes Myth Today
25. Will Wright The Structure of Myth & The Structure of the Western Film
26. Pierre Macherey Jules Verne: The Faulty Narrative
27. Louis Althusser Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses
28. Michel Foucault Method
29. Chris Weedon Feminism & The Principle of Poststructuralism
30. Slavoj Zizek From Reality to the Real
Part Six: 'Race', Racism and Representation
Paul Gilroy 'Get up, get into it and get involved' - Soul, Civil Rights and Black Power
32. Jacqueline Bobo The Color Purple: Black Women and Cultural Readers
33. Stuart Hall What is this 'Black' in Black Popular Culture?
34. Cornel West (interviewed by Anders Stephanson) Black Postmodernist Practices
35. Bell Hooks Postmodern Blackness
36. Amir Saeed Musical Jihad
Part Seven: Postmodenism
37. Jean Baudrillard The Precession of Simulacra
38. Barbara Creed From Here to Modernity: Feminism and Postmodernism
39. Meaghan Morris Feminism, Reading, Postmodernism
40. Dick Hebige Postmodernism and 'The Other Side'
41. Elizabeth Wilson Fashion and Postmodernism
42. Jim Collins Genericity in the Nineties
43. Neil Perryman Doctor Who and the Convergence of Media
Part Eight: The Politics of the Popular
44. Pierre Bourdieu Distinction & The Aristocracy of Culture
45. Stuart Hall Notes on Deconstructing 'the Popular'
46. Paul DiMaggio Cultural Entrepreneurship in Nineteenth-Century Boston: The Creaion of an Organizational Base for High Culture in America
47. Terry Lovell Cultural Production
48. Michel de Certeau The Practice of Everyday Life
49. Michael Schudson The New Validation of Popular Culture: Sense and Sentimentality in Academia
50. John Fiske The Popular Economy
51. Ien Ang Feminist Desire and Female Pleasure
52. Duncan Webster Pessimism, Optimism, Pleasure: The Future of Cultural Studies
53. Jim McGuigan Trajectories of Cultural Populism
54. Nicholas Garnham Political Economy and Cultural Studies: Reconciliation or Divorce?
55. Lawrence Grossberg Cultural Studies vs. Political Economy: Is Anybody Else Bored with this Debate?