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Written originally for a special issue of The New Yorker and reissued here with a new forward by the author, Within the Context of No Context is George W. S. Trow's brilliant exposition on the state of American culture and twentieth-century life. Published to widespread acclaim, Within the Context of No Context became an immediate classic and is, to this day, a favorite work of writers and critics alike. Both a chilling commentary on the times in which it was written and an eerie premonition of the future, Trow's work locates and traces, describes and analyzes the components of change in contemporary America — a culture increasingly determined by the shallow worlds of consumer products, daytime television, and celebrity heroes.

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Written originally for a special issue of the New Yorker in 1978 and reissued here with a new Foreword by the author, Within the Context of No Context is George Trow's brilliant exposition on the state of American culture and 20th century life.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780871136749
Author:
Trow, George W. S.
Publisher:
Atlantic Monthly Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Sociology
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Television
Subject:
Popular culture -- United States.
Subject:
âEtats-Unis
Subject:
Culture populaire
Subject:
Mâedias et culture
Subject:
United States Civilization 1945-
Subject:
US History - 20th Century
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
111082
Publication Date:
19970331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 5.5 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Written originally for a special issue of the New Yorker in 1978 and reissued here with a new Foreword by the author, Within the Context of No Context is George Trow's brilliant exposition on the state of American culture and 20th century life.
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