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Title:Simulacra and Simulation
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Jean Baudrillard, Sheila Faria Glaser
Publisher:University of Michigan Press
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:164
Category:Philosophy, Non fiction, Theory, Sociology, Academic

Simulacra and Simulation by Jean Baudrillard, Sheila Faria Glaser

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Simulacra and Simulation p The first full length translation in English of an essential work of postmodernism .

The publication of i Simulacra et Simulation i in marked Jean Baudrillard s first important step toward theorizing the postmodern 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 .

Baudrillard uses the concepts of the simulacra the copy without an original and simulation These terms are crucial to an understanding of the postmodern to the extent that they address the concept of mass reproduction and reproduceability that characterizes our electronic media culture .

Baudrillard s book represents a unique and original effort to rethink cultural theory from the perspective of a new concept of cultural materialism one that radically redefines postmodern formulations of the body .

b Sheila Glaser b is an editor at i Artforum magazine i p

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