THE PRINT MASS MEDIUM, MASS CULTURE AND QUESTIONS OF AESTHETIC AND TOPICAL PUBLIC OPINION, CONSIDERED IN LIGHT OF EXTRINSIC AND INTRINSIC OBSTACLES OF ACCESSIBILITY
作者: Jeremy T. Pomeroy
刊名: Language, Individual & Society, 2018, Vol.12 (1), pp.79-98
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关键词: Popular cultureMarshall mcluhanPrintAccessibilityMass culture
原始语种摘要: As regards the phenomenon of popular culture, opinions are divided between the Classicist school, who argue it is a cultural universal, and the Modernist camp, who argue that such a cultural form is a relatively recent phenomenon. Taking as its point of departure the work of Marshall McLuhan, this article raises the issue of whether popular culture could have been perceptible as such prior there having to any quantifiable means of assessing popularity. Focusing chiefly upon print, the first mass medium, the author first considers such extrinsic obstacles of accessibility as would have in the past precluded “culture for the people by the people.” Of particular interest is the conditions under which both cultural producers, authors and readers could begin to conceptualize and perceive the...
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  • argue 证明
  • insignificance 无意义
  • accessibility 可达性
  • extrinsic 非本征
  • reading 读出
  • cultural 文化的
  • people 民族
  • perceive 感觉
  • popular 普及
  • culture