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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel

There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business


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ISBN13: 9780140094381
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I read this book in my beginning college years. Apparently it meant more to me than I realized at the time and I failed to give it the value it deserved. Where it went I have no idea but I have been trying to track it down now for several years. I would like to read it again as I feel it will have much more meaning to me at this time and I am so grateful to have found it at last. It will be a valued addition to my library collection.
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Loved the forward; it was the perfect beginning to a potentially good source for my research paper on the connection between public discourse and technological advancements (mostly on American apathy regarding current events).
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Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
Postman, Neil
Penguin Books
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :
United states
Mass media
Social aspects
Sociology - Social Theory
Mass media -- United States.
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
no. 5
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
from 12
7.80x5.04x.52 in. .34 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , Postman takes an enlightening look at the long-term effects of mass media--how it transforms our world, and the ways in which the media onslaught can be challenged.
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