By Kirk Boyle,Daniel Mrozowski,Rebecca Barrett-Fox,Jesseca Cornelson,Sarah Domet,Maryann Erigha,Sarah Hamblin,Daniel Mattingly,April Miller,Lance Rubin,James Stone,Charli Valdez

The nice Recession in Fiction, movie, and tv: Twenty-First-Century Bust Culture sheds mild on how imaginary works of fiction, movie, and tv mirror, refract, and reply to the recessionary occasions particular to the twenty-first century, a sustained interval of financial predicament that has earned the identify the “Great Recession.” This assortment takes as its concentration “Bust Culture,” an idea that refers to post-crash pop culture, in particular the type mass produced by means of multinational agencies within the age of media conglomeration, that's inflected through diminishment, motivated through shortage, and infused with nervousness.

The multidisciplinary members accrued right here research mass tradition no longer generally incorporated in discussions of the monetary meltdown, from catastrophe movies to fact television hoarders, the horror style to reactionary representations of ladies, Christian correct radio to Batman, tv characters of colour to photo novels and literary fiction. The gathered essays deal with our busted tradition as a seismograph that registers the traumas of cave in, and find their pop artifacts alongside a spectrum of ideological fantasies, social erasures, and profound fears encouraged via the nice Recession. What they detect from those not going symptoms of the recession is a mixture of regressive, revolutionary, and bemused texts short of serious translation.

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