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Author Wark, McKenzie, 1961-

Title Celebrities, culture and cyberspace : the light on the hill in a postmodern world / McKenzie Wark
Published Annandale, N.S.W. : Pluto Press Australia ; [West Wickham] : Comerford and Miller, 1999
©1998

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Description 372 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. 30 years, 15 minutes -- 2. The murmur of the waves -- 3. The ass and the angel -- 4. Homage to catatonia -- 5. Subdivision cultures -- 6. Screening suburbia -- 7. True believers -- 8. Generational ganglands -- 9. Regenerating labor -- 10. Third way, second go -- 11. Epilogue and acknowledgements
Summary In a series of entertaining essays, this wide-ranging book looks at the impact of the media on Australian life and politics, and anlyses key images and stories that shape our perceptions at century's end. Topics include Americanisation, feminism, pop, pay TV, the Internet, political correctness, Mabo, and the republican convention
Analysis ALP
Federal issue
History
Intellectual life
Mass media
Political ideologies
Popular culture
Postmodernism
Notes At foot of title page: "Comerford and Miller"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Australian Labor Party -- History.
Celebrities -- Australia.
Celebrities -- Australia.
Political culture -- Australia.
Social evolution -- Australia.
Social evolution.
Australia -- Civilization -- 20th century.
Australia -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
LC no. 2002327753
ISBN 1864030453 (Pluto Press Australia)
1871204151
187120416X (correct)