Every Day, Everywhere

Every Day, Everywhere : Global Perspectives on Popular Culture

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With a thematic focus on global popular culture, this unique multi-genre reader offers students the opportunity to read, talk, and write about familiar topics of modern life.
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  • Paperback | 656 pages
  • 157.5 x 231.1 x 17.8mm | 907.2g
  • Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
  • United States
  • English, Multiple languages
  • 0767411706
  • 9780767411707

Table of contents

Introduction: Analyzing Everyday Life 1. CRITICAL THINKING, READING, AND WRITING Critical Thinking Critical Thinking about the World of Texts Critical Reading The Process of Reading Actively and Analytically How to Analyze an Argument Tools for Critical Reading Critical Writing Preliminary Questions about the Rhetorical Situation The Process of Writing Critically Working with Sources Analyzing Visual Texts Visuals Are Rhetorical Elements of Design Multimedia Texts and Hypertext 2. FOOD FOR THOUGHT Bill Bryson, What's Cooking: Eating in America Conrad P. Kottak, Rituals at McDonald's Diane Ackerman, The Social Sense Dinitia Smith, Did a Barnyard Schism Lead to a Religious One Margaret Visser, Fingers Guanlong Cao, Chopsticks Octavio Paz, Hygiene and Repression Garrett Hongo, Who Among You Knows the Essence of Garlic [Poem] Slavenka Drakulic, Pizza in Warsaw, Torte in Prague William Maxwell, The Pilgrimage [Short Story] 3. CROSS (Cultural) DRESSING Farid Chenoune, Jeans and Black Leather: Gangs Don a Second Skin Dodie Kazanjian, The Kelly Bag as Icon Deborah Tannen, There Is No Unmarked Woman Germaine Greer, One Man's Mutilation Is Another Man's Beautification Bernard Rudofsky, The Unfashionable Human Body Valerie Steele and John S. Major, China Chic Alison Lurie, The Language of Clothes Elizabeth W. Fernea and Robert A. Fernea, A Look Behind the Veil Liza Dalby, Kimono Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Clothes [Short Story] 4. GENDER (MIS)REPRESENTATION Brian Pronger, Sexual Mythologies Richard Majors and Janet Mancini Billson, Cool Pose Gareth Palmer, Bruce Springsteen and Authentic Masculinity Anne Taylor Fleming Sperm in a Jar Susan Bordo, Never Just Pictures Marge Piercy, Barbie Doll [Poem] Waris Dirie, The Tragedy of Female Circumcision Fatima Mernissi, The French Harem Monique Proulx, Feint of Heart [Short Story] 5. LANGUAGE MATTERS Temple Grandin, Thinking in Pictures Luc Sante, Lingua Franca Barbara Mellix, From Outside, In John Agard, Listen mr oxford don [Poem] Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange [Chapter from novel] Luis Alberto Urrea, Nobody's Son Amy Tan, The Language of Discretion Kyoko Mori, Polite Lies Gary Chapman, Flamers: Cranks, Fetishists, and Monomaniacs 6. OTHERNESS Gina Kolata, A Clone Is Born Lennard J. Davis, Visualizing the Disabled Body Lucy Grealy, Autobiography of a Face Paul Monette, Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir Bruce Springsteen, Streets of Philadelphia [Song Lyrics] Constance Classen, The Odour of the Other Paul Barber, The Real Vampire Gino Del Guercio, The Secrets of Haiti's Living Dead Milorad Pavic, The Wedgwood Tea Set [Short Story] 7. THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT! Greil Marcus, Dead Elvis Sandra Tsing Loh, The Return of Doris Day Neil Postman & Steve Powers, TV News As Entertainment Charles Oliver, Freak Parade John Cheever, The Enormous Radio [Short Story] Jessica Hagedorn, Asian Women in Film: No Joy, No Luck R. K. Narayan, Misguided 'Guide' Jackie Chan, A Dirty Job Jesse W. Nash, Confucius and the VCR 8. IT'S ALL IN THE GAME Carl Sagan, Game: The Prehistoric Origin of Sports Joyce Carol Oates, On Boxing Clifford Geertz, The Balinese Cockfight Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria, First Pitch Maya Angelou, Champion of the World Arthur Ashe, The Burden of Race Bonnie De Simone, Mia Hamm: Grateful for Her Gifts Joan Ryan, Little Girls in Pretty Boxes Lin Sutherland, A River Ran Over Me [Short Story] 9. WORLDLY GOODS Juliet B. Schor, The Culture of Consumerism Bill Bryson, The Hard Sell: Advertising in America Richard Keller Simon, The Shopping Mall and the Formal Garden Rabbi Susan Schnur, Barbie Does Yom Kippur Umberto Eco, How Not to Use the Fax Machine and the Cellular Phone George Carlin, A Place for Your Stuff Terence McLaughlin, Dirt: A Social History As Seen Through the Uses and Abuses of Dirt Edward T. Hall, Hidden Culture Raymonde Carroll, Sex, Money and Success David R. Counts, Too Many Bananas Alberto Moravia, Jewellery [Short Story] Writing Across Themes: Essay Suggestions
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