Media, Myth, and Society

Media, Myth, and Society

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Using a cultural studies approach to deal with certain classical myths and the way they inform psychoanalytic theory, historical experience, elite culture, popular culture and everyday life, this book follows the 'myth model' to show the mythic content of many elite and popular culture texts. Berger explores diverse topics such as the Oedipus Myth, James Bond, Star Wars, and fairy tales.Now, I will discuss Herculesa#39; famous namesake, the private detective Hercule Poirot, the polar opposite of Hercules who ... Agatha Christie even wrote a book, titled The Labors of Hercules, published in 1947, that contains 12 short cases, eachanbsp;...

Title:Media, Myth, and Society
Author:Arthur Asa Berger
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2013


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