How Popular Culture Travels, Cultural Exchanges between Ireland and the United States
EAN13
9782374960838
ISBN
978-2-37496-083-8
Éditeur
ÉPURE - Éditions et Presses universitaires de Reims
Date de publication
Collection
Imaginaires
Nombre de pages
238
Dimensions
14 x 3 cm
Poids
300 g
Langue
anglais
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How Popular Culture Travels

Cultural Exchanges between Ireland and the United States

ÉPURE - Éditions et Presses universitaires de Reims

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This volume does not pretend to offer a new theory or methodology of intercultural transfers at the global level. The focus is narrowed to the circulation of popular culture between Ireland and the US. Popular culture is approached through a non-essentialist perspective that goes back at least to Stuart Hall and makes popular culture a "contested terrain", a site of cultural negotiations and conflicts, the result of a never-ended process. Our goal in this respect is to weave together a constantly shifting object of study and various and sometimes diverging streams of research: cultural history and the study of popular culture, the history of nations and global history, immigration, diaspora or ethnic studies and the study of circulating commercial products; the study of cinema, music, television and the internet. By taking into account the international context of cultural nation-building, the volume is an attempt to contribute to a renewed understanding of how the circulation of goods and people reached a momentum at the same time as states were engaged in an-going process of nation-building-deconstructing-and-redefining, in the 19th, 20th and early 21st centuries.

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