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

By Scott F. Stoddart

AMC’s episodic drama Mad Men has develop into a cultural phenomenon, detailing America’s preoccupation with commercialism and photo within the Camelot of Nineteen Sixties Kennedy-era the USA, whereas self-consciously exploring present preoccupations. The 12 severe essays during this assortment provide a large, interdisciplinary method of this hugely suitable tv convey, reading Mad Men as a cultural barometer for modern issues with consumerism, capitalism and sexism. issues contain New Historicist parallels among the Sixties and the current day, psychoanalytical techniques to the convey, the self as commodity, and the “Age of Camelot” as an “Age of Anxiety,” between others. an in depth solid record and episode consultant are included.
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