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Death in Contemporary Popular Culture
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Adriana Teodorescu, Michael Hviid Jacobsen
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-28 - Publisher: Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

With intense and violent portrayals of death becoming ever more common on television and in cinema and the growth of death-centric movies, series, texts, songs and video clips attracting a wide and enthusiastic global reception, we might well ask whether death has ceased to be a taboo. What makes thanatic
Death in Contemporary Popular Culture
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Adriana Teodorescu, Michael Hviid Jacobsen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-20 - Publisher: Routledge

With intense and violent portrayals of death becoming ever more common on television and in cinema and the growth of death-centric movies, series, texts, songs, and video clips attracting a wide and enthusiastic global reception, we might well ask whether death has ceased to be a taboo. What makes thanatic
The Celebration of Death in Contemporary Culture
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Dina Khapaeva
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-06 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

"The Celebration of Death in Contemporary Culture investigates the emergence and meaning of the cult of death. Over the last three decades, Halloween has grown to rival Christmas in its popularity and profitability; dark tourism has emerged as a rapidly expanding industry; and funerals have become less traditional. "Corpse chic"
Handbook of Death and Dying
Language: en
Pages: 1088
Authors: Clifton D. Bryant
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: SAGE

"More than 100 scholars contributed to this carefully researched, well-organized, informative, and multi-disciplinary source on death studies. Volume 1, "The Presence of Death," examines the cultural, historical, and societal frameworks of death, such asthe universal fear of death, spirituality and varioius religions, the legal definition of death, suicide, and capital
Combat Death in Contemporary American Culture
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-16 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Combat Death in Contemporary American Culture: Popular Cultural Conceptions of War since World War II explores how war has been portrayed in the United States since World War II, with a particular focus on an emotionally charged but rarely scrutinized topic: combat death. Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet argues that most stories