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The dangers of mass culture are much easier to define than the ideals. The foremost one, which may negate all the ideals, is an ov ...
Folk Art grew from below. It was a spontaneous, autochthonous expression of the people, shaped by themselves, pretty much without ...
The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition ... always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always th ...
Consider the relationship of Hollywood and Broadway. In the twenties, the two were sharply differentiated, movies being produced f ...
The hard truth is that what may be acceptable in elite culture may not be acceptable in mass culture, that tastes which pose only ...
Detachment is the prerogative of an elite; and as the dandy is the nineteenth century's surrogate for the aristocrat in matters of ...
As both capitalist and communist states--not to mention the technological world--have evolved under the illusion that men purposef ...
Nobody seriously questions the principle that it is the function of mass culture to maintain public morale, and certainly nobody i ...
Aesthetically at odds, these two genres of mass humor form a Janus face of American culture. Stand-up is a surviving bastion of in ...
A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with a ...
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