The great brain suck : and other American epiphanies /

More and more information is pumped into our media-saturated world every day, yet Americans seem to know less and less. In a society where who you are is defined by what you buy, and where we prefer to experience reality by watching it on TV, Eugene Halton argues something has clearly gone wrong. Lu...

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Main Author: Halton, Eugene.
Format: eBook
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The great brain suck
  • Out of the fifties
  • Interlude : go man go
  • The hunter-gatherers' world's fair
  • Life, literature, and sociology in turn-of-the century Chicago
  • Communicating democracy : or shine, perishing republic
  • Lem's master's voice
  • An American epiphany in Nashville
  • The house on Mount Misery
  • The art and craft of home
  • Europiphanies
  • The last days of Lewis Mumford
  • Teleparodies
  • His one leg.