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 serious essays during this assortment provide a wide, interdisciplinary method of this hugely appropriate tv exhibit, analyzing Mad Men as a cultural barometer for modern matters with consumerism, capitalism and sexism. themes comprise New Historicist parallels among the Sixties and the current day, psychoanalytical ways to the convey, the self as commodity, and the “Age of Camelot” as an “Age of Anxiety,” between others. a close forged record and episode advisor are included.
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