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The paradox of authenticity in a globalized world, Edited by Russell Cobb, (electronic book)

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The paradox of authenticity in a globalized world
Title
The paradox of authenticity in a globalized world
Statement of responsibility
Edited by Russell Cobb
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Authenticity in our globalized world is a paradox. This collection examines how authenticity relates to cultural products, looking closely at how a particular "ethnic" food, or genre of popular music, or indigenous religious belief attains its aura of originality, when all traditional cultural products are invented in a certain time and place.
  • 'The idea of authenticity is an important one to explore in an academic setting and The Paradox of Authenticity in a Globalized World will be a useful tool in cultural and media studies, anthropology, and food studies. What really sets this edited volume apart is the inclusion of scholars who are not in academia - this adds a nice, contextualized angle in the fields of music, law, information studies, and museums.' - Jessica Mudry, Ryerson University, Canada
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Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
Dewey number
301
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1974-
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Cobb, Russell
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  • Culture diffusion
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Cultural awareness
  • Culture and globalization
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Authenticity (Philosophy)
Summary expansion
Authenticity in our globalized world is a paradox: culture flows across borders with unprecedented ease while consumers demand "the real thing" like never before. This collection examines how authenticity relates to cultural products under globalization, looking closely at how a cuisine, musical genre, or artifact attains its aura of genuineness, of originality, when almost all traditional cultural products are invented in a certain time and place. The contributors in this volume identify how the aura - "the authority of the original object" - is generated in the first place. The methodologies and disciplines come from a variety of sources: cultural studies, qualitative sociology, musicology, literary studies, and beyond
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The paradox of authenticity in a globalized world, Edited by Russell Cobb, (electronic book)
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Contents
1. Introduction: The Artifice of Authenticity in the Age of Digital Reproduction-- Russell Cobb PART I: A MATTER OF TASTE: AUTHENTICITY AND INNOVATION IN FOOD CULTURE 2. Searching for Authenticity: Cajun Food and a 'Golden Age" of Cajun History-- Michael S. Martin 3. Food Bureaucracy: Pizza Authentication by the European Union-- Rossella Ceccarini 4. Currying Flavour: Authenticity, Cultural Capital, and the Rise of Indian Food in the United Kingdom-- Stephen A. Fielding PART II: PERFORMING THE REAL: MEDIATING AUTHENTICITY IN MUSIC, TELEVISION, AND PUBLISHING 5. Performing Cultural Authenticity in CBS's Good Times-- Nicola Mann 6. Buying into the Monastic Experience: Are Chant Recordings the Real Thing?-- Amanda Haste 7. The Discourse of Authenticity in Yoga Journal-- Laura Christine Graham PART III: STEROTYPES, CLICHES, AND THE REAL THING: AUTHENTICITY IN CULTURAL CONTACT ZONES 8. From the Chrysanthemum Throne to the Porcelain Throne: Anglo-American Tourists and the Japanese Toilet-- Gavin James Campbell 9. Tourists as Primitives? Inverting the Tourist Gaze in The Lost Steps by Alejo Carpentier-- Jeannine M. Pitas 10. The Database as a Distressed Genre-- John Venecek PART IV: CUT, PASTE, AUTHENTICATE: LITERARY STUDIES AND THE QUESTION OF AUTHENTICITY 11. 'There Is No Such Thing as Originality Anyway... ': Authorship in the Age of Digital Reproduction-- Kaja Marczewska 12. Like in the Gringo Movies: Parodic Translation in Roberto Bolano's 2666-- Juan Meneses 13. Norman Mailer, Hipsters, and the Authenticity of the White Negro-- Katharine Bausch 14. Authenticity as Currency in the Contemporary American Memoir-- Katherine Edwards PART V: REAL POLITICS: THE CULTURAL POLITICS OF AUTHENTICITY 15. Beyond the Infinite Loop? Subjectivity in the Age of the Copy-- James Block 16. Real Feminists and Fake Feminists: The Charge of Inauthenticity in Responses to Judith Butler-- Kathryn Telling 17. Authenticity, Existentialism, and the American Exception of Rule 23-- Michael Lopez 18. That Old School Lonsdale: Authenticity and Clothes in Streetpunk and Skinhead Culture-- Aimar Ventsel
Control code
9781137353832
Extent
300 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781137353825
Other physical details
4 b&w, ill.
Specific material designation
unspecified
Type of computer file
PDF.
Label
The paradox of authenticity in a globalized world, Edited by Russell Cobb, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Users can print and/or download individual articles/chapters and other individual items from Palgrave Connect ebooks, limited to no more than one chapter per title per authorised user
Contents
1. Introduction: The Artifice of Authenticity in the Age of Digital Reproduction-- Russell Cobb PART I: A MATTER OF TASTE: AUTHENTICITY AND INNOVATION IN FOOD CULTURE 2. Searching for Authenticity: Cajun Food and a 'Golden Age" of Cajun History-- Michael S. Martin 3. Food Bureaucracy: Pizza Authentication by the European Union-- Rossella Ceccarini 4. Currying Flavour: Authenticity, Cultural Capital, and the Rise of Indian Food in the United Kingdom-- Stephen A. Fielding PART II: PERFORMING THE REAL: MEDIATING AUTHENTICITY IN MUSIC, TELEVISION, AND PUBLISHING 5. Performing Cultural Authenticity in CBS's Good Times-- Nicola Mann 6. Buying into the Monastic Experience: Are Chant Recordings the Real Thing?-- Amanda Haste 7. The Discourse of Authenticity in Yoga Journal-- Laura Christine Graham PART III: STEROTYPES, CLICHES, AND THE REAL THING: AUTHENTICITY IN CULTURAL CONTACT ZONES 8. From the Chrysanthemum Throne to the Porcelain Throne: Anglo-American Tourists and the Japanese Toilet-- Gavin James Campbell 9. Tourists as Primitives? Inverting the Tourist Gaze in The Lost Steps by Alejo Carpentier-- Jeannine M. Pitas 10. The Database as a Distressed Genre-- John Venecek PART IV: CUT, PASTE, AUTHENTICATE: LITERARY STUDIES AND THE QUESTION OF AUTHENTICITY 11. 'There Is No Such Thing as Originality Anyway... ': Authorship in the Age of Digital Reproduction-- Kaja Marczewska 12. Like in the Gringo Movies: Parodic Translation in Roberto Bolano's 2666-- Juan Meneses 13. Norman Mailer, Hipsters, and the Authenticity of the White Negro-- Katharine Bausch 14. Authenticity as Currency in the Contemporary American Memoir-- Katherine Edwards PART V: REAL POLITICS: THE CULTURAL POLITICS OF AUTHENTICITY 15. Beyond the Infinite Loop? Subjectivity in the Age of the Copy-- James Block 16. Real Feminists and Fake Feminists: The Charge of Inauthenticity in Responses to Judith Butler-- Kathryn Telling 17. Authenticity, Existentialism, and the American Exception of Rule 23-- Michael Lopez 18. That Old School Lonsdale: Authenticity and Clothes in Streetpunk and Skinhead Culture-- Aimar Ventsel
Control code
9781137353832
Extent
300 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781137353825
Other physical details
4 b&w, ill.
Specific material designation
unspecified
Type of computer file
PDF.

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