Texts

All books are available at Huntley Bookstore. Additional required readings are contained in a course packet available at King's Copies.

Jean Baudrillard, The Mirror of Production
John Berger, Ways of Seeing
Richard Dyer, Stars
Marjorie Garber, Jann Matlock, and Rebecca L. Walkowitz, eds., Media Spectacles
John Guillory, Cultural Capital
bell hooks, Reel to Real: Race, Sex, and Class at the Movies
Linda Hutcheon, The Politics of Postmodernism
Toni Morrison and Claudia Brodsky Lacour, eds., Birth of a Nation’hood: Gaze, Script, and Spectacle in the O.J. Simpson Case
Janice Radway, Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular Literature
Tricia Rose, Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America
Andrew Ross, No Respect: Intellectuals and Popular Culture