Analyzing Mad Men: Critical Essays on the Television Series by Scott F. Stoddart

By Scott F. Stoddart

AMC’s episodic drama Mad Men has turn into a cultural phenomenon, detailing America’s preoccupation with commercialism and photograph within the Camelot of Sixties Kennedy-era the US, whereas self-consciously exploring present preoccupations. The 12 severe essays during this assortment supply a huge, interdisciplinary method of this hugely appropriate tv express, reading Mad Men as a cultural barometer for modern matters with consumerism, capitalism and sexism. issues comprise New Historicist parallels among the Nineteen Sixties and the current day, psychoanalytical methods to the exhibit, the self as commodity, and the “Age of Camelot” as an “Age of Anxiety,” between others. an in depth forged record and episode advisor are included.
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