Media Theory Reading List -- Andrew Mall

Adorno, Theodor. 1991. The culture industry: Selected essays on mass culture. Edited by J. M. Bernstein. New York: Routledge.

________ and Max Horkheimer. 1993[1947]. The culture industry: Enlightenment as mass deception. Translated by John Cumming. In The cultural studies reader, ed. Simon During, 29-43. New York: Routledge.

Albini, Steve.1997[1993]. The problem with music. In Commodify your dissent: Salvos from The Baffler, ed. Thomas Frank and Matt Weiland, 164-76. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.

Anderson, Benedict. 1991[1983]. Imagined communities: Reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism. New York: Verso.

Appadurai, Arjun. 1990. Disjuncture and difference in the global cultural economy. Public Culture 2, no. 2:1-24.

________ and Carol A. Breckinridge. 1988. Why public culture? Public Culture Bulletin 1, no. 1:5-9.

Barthes, Roland. 1977. Image, music, text. Trans. Stephen Heath. New York: Hill and Wang.

Benjamin, Walter. 1999[1968]. Unpacking my library. Edited by Hannah Arendt. In Selected writings volume 2: 1927-1934 , ed. Michael W. Jennings, Howard Eiland, and Gary Smith, 486-93. Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

________. 2002[1989]. The work of art in the age of its technological reproducibility: Second version. In Selected writings volume 3: 1935-1938 , ed. Michael W. Jennings and Howard Eiland, 101-133. Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

Bennett, Andy. 2000. Popular music and youth culture: Music, identity, and place. New York: St. Martin's Press, Inc.

Bohlman, Philip V. 1993. Musicology as a political act. The Journal of Musicology 11, no. 4:411-36.

Bourdieu, Pierre. 1991. Language & symbolic power. Translated by Gina Raymond and Matthew Adamson. Edited by John B. Thompson. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

________. 1993. The field of cultural production. Edited by Randel Johnson. New York: Columbia University Press.

Cohen, Sara. 1991. Rock culture in Liverpool: Popular music in the making. New York: Oxford University Press.

Gilbert, Jeremy. 1999. White Light / White Heat: Jouissance beyond gender in the Velvet Underground. In Living through pop, ed. Andrew Blake, 31-48. New York: Routledge.

Ginsberg, Faye D., Lila Abu-Lughod, and Brian Larkin, eds. Media worlds: Anthropology on new terrain . Berkeley: University of California Press.

Grossberg, Lawrence. 1992. We gotta get out of this place: Popular conservatism and postmodern culture. New York: Routledge.

Habermas, Jürgen. 1991[1962]. The structural transformation of the public sphere: an inquiry into a category of bourgeois society. Translated by Thomas Burger. Cambridge: The MIT Press.

Hebdidge, Dick. 1979. Subculture: The meaning of style. New York: Methuen.

Kracauer, Siegfried. 1995. The mass ornament: Weimar essays. Translated and edited by Thomas Y. Levin. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Manuel, Peter Lamarche. 1993. Cassette culture: Popular music and technology in North India. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

McLuhan, Marshall. 1994[1964]. Understanding media: The extensions of man. Cambridge: The MIT Press.

Moore, Allan F. 2002. Authenticity as authentication. Popular Music 21, no. 2:209-23.

O'Connor, Alan. 1999. Whos Emma and the limits of cultural studies. Cultural Studies 13, no. 4:691-702.

________. 2002. Local scenes and dangerous crossroads: Punk and theories of cultural hybridity. Popular Music 21, no. 2:225-36.

Rose, Tricia. 1994. Black noise: Rap music and black culture in contemporary America. Hanover: University Press of New England.

Sabin, Roger, ed. 1999. Punk rock: so what?: The cultural legacy of punk. New York: Routledge.

Shank, Barry. 1994. Dissonant identities: The rock'n'roll scene in Austin, Texas. Hanover: University Press of New England.

Strinati, Dominic. 1995. An introduction to theories of popular culture. New York: Routledge.

Taylor, Timothy D. 1997. Global pop: World music, world markets. New York: Routledge.

Thompson, E. P. 1992. Customs in common: Studies in traditional popular culture. New York: New Press.