By Scott F. Stoddart

AMC’s episodic drama Mad Men has turn into a cultural phenomenon, detailing America’s preoccupation with commercialism and snapshot within the Camelot of Sixties Kennedy-era the USA, whereas self-consciously exploring present preoccupations. The 12 serious essays during this assortment supply a large, interdisciplinary method of this hugely appropriate tv convey, studying Mad Men as a cultural barometer for modern matters with consumerism, capitalism and sexism. issues contain New Historicist parallels among the Sixties and the current day, psychoanalytical techniques to the express, the self as commodity, and the “Age of Camelot” as an “Age of Anxiety,” between others. an in depth solid record and episode consultant are included.
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