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Title Barthes' Mythologies today : readings of contemporary culture / edited by Pete Bennett and Julian McDougall.

Published New York : Routledge, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  302.23 BART    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 173 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies ; 52.
Routledge research in cultural and media studies ; 52.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fables of reconstruction / Julian McDougall -- The face of Assange / Oscar Gomez -- The X factor / Tim Wall -- Tastes of paradise: the 'fair' trade myth / Jenni Ramone -- Batgirl / Will Brooker -- Education as mythology / Nick Peim -- Sherlocks for the twenty-first century / Matt Hills -- Myths of the digital age / Gabriel Menotti and Antonio Fernandez-Vicente -- The zombie walk / Julia Round -- The mythologised accretions of press freedom / Julian Petley -- In search of Higg's boson / Angia Voela -- The cultural politics of being a knob / Ben Pitcher -- Kylie Écriture / Sunil Manghani -- Signs and symptoms of the mad genius / Simon Cross -- The Museum of Champions, Hyde Park, May 2011 / Eileen Kennedy -- Femininity and the body: spectacle and signification / Richard Berger and Mark Readman -- Reflections on a passport / Liesbet Van Zoonen -- Lobottonised media - mythological thought for the day / Paul A. Taylor -- Ripper / Dan Laughey -- The face of Noomi Rapace / Roy Stafford -- Time and the pips / Gary Seal -- The national team / John Poulter -- The Citroën Xsara Picasso / Ben Taylor and Steve Jones -- The peculiar pose of Jessica Lynch / Andrew Panay -- The 7/7 bus / Ruth Deller -- Resisting the myths: dodging the bullets / Jayne Sheridan -- Vilnius: discredited capital of culture / Evelina Kazakevičiūtė and K̨estas Kirtiklis -- The Shahida's claim: Ayat Muhammed Lutfi Al Akhras / Norma Musih -- The myth of 'toxic childhood' / Jane O'Connor -- Barthes myth today: Barthes after Barthes / Pete Bennett.
Other author Bennett, Peter, 1961- editor.
McDougall, Julian, editor.
Subject Barthes, Roland. Mythologies.
Mass media and culture.
Culture -- Philosophy -- History -- 21st century.
Standard Number 40022523833
ISBN 9780415821223 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0415821223 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780203568422 (ebook)