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Titel: Understanding Richard Hoggart. A Pedagogy of...
Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester
Einband: Soft cover
Zustand: As New
ix 219p paperback, a fresh card cover, several plates, a firm and clean copy, like new. Buchnummer des Verkäufers PAB 178492
Inhaltsangabe: Awarded 2013 PROSE Honorable Mention in Media & Cultural Studies
With the resurgent interest in his work today, this is a timely reevaluation of this foundational figure in Cultural Studies, a critical but friendly review of both Hoggart?s work and reputation.
"This is an engaging, informative and combative work. It is exactly what it says, a critical introduction that moves way beyond plain description of Hoggart s life and works, showing the relevance (but also, sometimes, the limitations) of his work and constantly contextualizing it within debates in both Cultural Studies and the wider political field. It is extremely well rooted in the various relevant literatures but also adds much knowledge from new sources, particularly those contained in the Hoggart Archive. In every sense, it is a good advert for, and defence of, studying the Humanities."
? Dave Russell, Leeds Metropolitan University
A fascinating and insightful analysis of a leading public intellectual, obsessive auto?biographer, founder of a new academic discipline and original cultural critic. ? James Curran, Goldsmiths, University of London
The authors of Understanding Richard Hoggart highlight, with rigor and respect, the continuing relevance of Hoggart?s work to anyone with an interest in how the cultural landscape at once shapes, and is shaped by, our individual habits." ? Lynsey Hanley, journalist and author of ?Estates: an Intimate History?
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