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Author Baudrillard, Jean, 1929-2007.

Title Simulacra and simulation / by Jean Baudrillard ; translated by Sheila Faria Glaser.

Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  194 BAUD    DUE 05-10-23
 UniM Southbank  194 Bau    DUE 25-10-23
Uniform title Simulacres et simulation. English
Physical description 164 pages ; 23 cm.
Series The Body in theory.
Body, in theory.
Notes Spine title: Simulacra & simulation.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The Precession of Simulacra -- History: A Retro Scenario -- Holocaust -- The China Syndrome --Apocalypse Now -- The Beaubourg Effect: Implosion and Deterrence -- Hypermarket and Hypercommodity -- The Implosion of Meaning in the Media -- Absolute Advertising, Ground-Zero Advertising -- Clone Story --Holograms -- Crash -- Simulacra and Science Fiction --The Animals: Territory and Metamorphoses -- The Remainder -- The Spiraling Cadaver -- Value's Last Tango -- On Nihilism.
Summary Moving away from the Marxist/Freudian approaches that had concerned him earlier, Baudrillard developed in this book a theory of contemporary culture that relies on displacing economic notions of cultural production with notions of cultural expenditure.
Subject Resemblance (Philosophy)
Variant Title Simulacra & simulation.
ISBN 0472065211 (paperback: alkaline paper)
0472095218 (alkaline paper)

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