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Out of Sync and Out of Work : History and the Obsolescence of Labor in Contemporary Culture.

By: Burges, Joel.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (214 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813597157.Subject(s): American fiction-20th century-History and criticism | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Labor.-bisacsh | English fiction-20th century-History and criticism | Motion pictures-Social aspects-United States | PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism.-bisacsh | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies.-bisacsh | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes.-bisacsh | Unemployed in literature | Working class in literature | Working class in motion picturesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Out of Sync and Out of Work : History and the Obsolescence of Labor in Contemporary CultureDDC classification: 791.436556 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Introduction: Falling into History -- Chapter 1: Culture by Outmoded Means -- Chapter 2: Reading by Residual Means -- Chapter 3: Narrative by Obstinate Means -- Chapter 4: Cinema by Dated Means -- Chapter 5: Politics by Obsolete Means -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index -- About the Author.
Summary: Out of Sync & Out of Work explores the representation of obsolescence, particularly of labor, in film and literature. This book advances its readers' grasp of the complexities of historical time in contemporary culture, moving the study of temporality forward in film and media studies, literary studies, critical theory, and cultural critique.
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Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Introduction: Falling into History -- Chapter 1: Culture by Outmoded Means -- Chapter 2: Reading by Residual Means -- Chapter 3: Narrative by Obstinate Means -- Chapter 4: Cinema by Dated Means -- Chapter 5: Politics by Obsolete Means -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index -- About the Author.

Out of Sync & Out of Work explores the representation of obsolescence, particularly of labor, in film and literature. This book advances its readers' grasp of the complexities of historical time in contemporary culture, moving the study of temporality forward in film and media studies, literary studies, critical theory, and cultural critique.

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JOEL BURGES is an assistant professor of English and of visual and cultural studies at the University of Rochester in New York. He is coeditor of Time: A Vocabulary of the Present .

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