Simulacra and Simulation

This book represents an effort to rethink cultural theory from the perspective of a concept of cultural materialism, one that radically redefines postmodern formulations of the body.

Simulacra and Simulation

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Simulacra and Simulation
Language: en
Pages: 164
Authors: Jean Baudrillard
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

The first full-length translation in English of an essential work of postmodernist thought
Simulations
Language: en
Pages: 159
Authors: Jean Baudrillard
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher: Semiotext

Baudrillard's bewildering thesis, a bold extrapolation on Ferdinand de Saussure's general theory of general linguistics, is in fact a clinical vision of contemporary consumer societies where signs don't refer anymore to anything except themselves. They all are generated by the matrix. Simulations never existed as a book before it was
Simulation, Hyperreality and the Gulf War(s)
Language: en
Pages: 44
Authors: Markus Kienscherf
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: GRIN Verlag

Essay from the year 2004 in the subject American Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: Distinction, University of Newcastle upon Tyne (School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics), course: Theorizing the Past, 16 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: "How do things stand with the real event, then,
Jean Baudrilliard’s Simulation and Simulacra in Chuck Palahniuk’s 'Survivor'
Language: en
Pages: 12
Authors: Andreas Burger
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-08 - Publisher: GRIN Verlag

Seminar paper from the year 2011 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, University of Würzburg (Neuphilologisches Institut), course: Masters of Transgressive Fiction: Ellis, Palahniuk and McCarthy, language: English, abstract: In Ferdinand de Saussure’s terms a sign always consists of a signifier, arbitrarily connected to a signified. Jean
Baudrillard, Youth, and American Film
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: Kip Kline
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-26 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Baudrillard, Youth, and American Film examines the portrayal of youth in American cinema with Jean Baudrillard's radical social theory and philosophical system. Kline uses Baudrillard's corpus to analyze the troubling effects of the portrayal of youth in American teen films, namely, its contribution to discursive violence against young people which