The Digital Banal: New Media and American Literature and Culture (Literature Now) by Zara Dinnen
English | January 2nd, 2018 | ASIN: B071FFTCV8, ISBN: 023118428X | 244 pages | EPUB | 6.21 MB
Contemporary culture is haunted by its media. Yet in their ubiquity, digital media have become increasingly banal, making it harder for us to register their novelty or the scope of the social changes they have wrought. What do we learn about our media environment when we look closely at the ways novelists and filmmakers narrate and depict banal use of everyday technologies?