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Table Of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Introduction
Best Contemporary Mainstream Superhero Comics Writer: Brian Michael Bendis
The Best Serial Killer Novel: Red Dragon
The Best Australian Romance Novelist: Emma Darcy
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The Best Basketball Player: Michael Jordan
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The Best Motorbike: The Ducati 916 Superbike
The Best Disco Record: Sharon Redd: “Never Give You Up”
Conclusion
Index
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Beautiful Things in Popular Culture

Beautiful Things in Popular Culture

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This is an innovative book that addresses the question of howconsumers make decisions about what is good and what is bad inpopular culture.

An entertaining and informative guide to the range of aestheticcriteria that goes into judging mass culture's most celebratedtexts and objects - from Batman to motor bikes, and pop stars tointernet pornography



Brings together a series of accessible and engaging essayswritten by connoisseurs of various areas of popular culture



Tackles the core question of how consumers make decisions aboutwhat is good popular culture and what is bad popular culture



Offers an entertaining and educative read for academic readersas well as purveyors of culture; moving beyond a 'greatest hits'list of popular culture to debate broader issues.
This is an innovative book that addresses the question of howconsumers make decisions about what is good and what is bad inpopular culture.

An entertaining and informative guide to the range of aestheticcriteria that goes into judging mass culture's most celebratedtexts and objects - from Batman to motor bikes, and pop stars tointernet pornography



Brings together a series of accessible and engaging essayswritten by connoisseurs of various areas of popular culture



Tackles the core question of how consumers make decisions aboutwhat is good popular culture and what is bad popular culture



Offers an entertaining and educative read for academic readersas well as purveyors of culture; moving beyond a 'greatest hits'list of popular culture to debate broader issues.

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Publish date: Apr 15, 2008
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