Making Sense of Media: Key Texts in Media and Cultural Studies (Hardback)

by Arthur Asa Berger

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"Making Sense of Media" is a lively and accessible text that helps readers understand mass media and the texts they carry. Designed expressly for those interested in gaining a solid understanding of the media and how they work, it is an indispensable book. The book offers a lively, accessible, and concise textbook to help readers understand mass media and their texts; covers seminal figures, concepts and scholarship in mass media studies, including Vladimir Propp, Mikhail Bakhtin, Raymond Williams, Fredric Jameson, and Stuart Hall; explores the ideas found in nineteen significant books that will provide useful insights and concepts for anyone interested in the study of the media; features chapter-by-chapter short articles by the author, that address an idea or theory in the particular book being discussed; and, includes charts, boxes features, exercises, and illustrations to round out analysis and engage the beginning student.

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