New PDF release: Analyzing Mad Men: Critical Essays on the Television Series

By Scott F. Stoddart

AMC’s episodic drama Mad Men has develop into a cultural phenomenon, detailing America’s preoccupation with commercialism and picture within the Camelot of Nineteen Sixties Kennedy-era the United States, whereas self-consciously exploring present preoccupations. The 12 severe essays during this assortment provide a wide, interdisciplinary method of this hugely proper tv express, analyzing Mad Men as a cultural barometer for modern issues with consumerism, capitalism and sexism. themes contain New Historicist parallels among the Sixties and the current day, psychoanalytical methods to the express, the self as commodity, and the “Age of Camelot” as an “Age of Anxiety,” between others. a close forged record and episode consultant are included.
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