Doing Text: Media After the Subject by Pete Bennett,Julian McDougall

By Pete Bennett,Julian McDougall

This assortment re-imagines the research of English and media in a manner that decentralises the textual content (e.g. romantic poetry or movie noir) or media formats/platforms (e.g. broadcast media/new media). in its place, the authors paintings throughout limitations in significant thematic contexts that replicate the ways that humans have interaction with analyzing, observing, making, and listening of their textual lives. In so doing, this venture recasts either matters as mixed in a extra reflexive, severe house for the learn of our daily social and cultural interactions. around the chapters, the authors current appropriate studying and educating recommendations that weave jointly artwork works, movies, social practices, creativity, ‘viral’ media, theater, television, social media, videogames, and literature. The fruits of this diversity of options is a reclaimed ‘blue skies’ method of innovative textual schooling, loose from constraining shackles of outmoded rules approximately textual different types and price that experience hitherto alienated generations of scholars and either English and media from themselves.

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