ABSTRACT

In this lively and yet scholarly book, creative artists, people who direct channels of communications, and social scientists present their numerous positions and deeply felt disagreements.

chapter |24 pages

Introduction to the Transaction Edition

ByGarth S. Jowett

chapter |17 pages

Introduction to the Original Edition

Mass Culture Today
ByPaul F. Lazarsfeld

chapter |27 pages

Mass Society and Its Culture

ByEdward Shils

chapter |15 pages

An Historical Preface to the Popular Culture Debate

ByLeo Lowenthal

chapter |10 pages

Society and Culture

ByHannah Arendt

chapter |10 pages

A Dissent from the Consensual Society

ByErnest van den Haag

chapter |8 pages

Comments on Mass and Popular Culture

ByOscar Handlin

chapter |7 pages

Parallel Paths

ByFrank Stanton

chapter |5 pages

The Artist and the Museum in a Mass Society

ByJames Johnson Sweeney

chapter |14 pages

A Sad Heart at the Supermarket

ByRandall Jarrell

chapter |9 pages

Notes on the Plight of the American Composer

ByArthur Berger

chapter |4 pages

Mass Culture and the Creative Artist Some Personal Notes

ByJames Baldwin

chapter |18 pages

Ideals, Dangers, and Limitations of Mass Culture

ByStanley Edgar Hyman

chapter |6 pages

Mass Culture and Social Criticism

ByH. Stuart Hughes

chapter |7 pages

Notes on a National Cultural Policy

ByArthur Schlesinger

part |46 pages

Panel Discussion

chapter |11 pages

A General Theory of Mass Culture

ByNorman Jacobs, Garth S. Jowett

chapter |10 pages

The Mass Media

ByNorman Jacobs, Garth S. Jowett

chapter |12 pages

Mass Culture and the Creative Artist

ByNorman Jacobs, Garth S. Jowett

chapter |13 pages

Ideals and Dangers of Mass Culture

ByNorman Jacobs, Garth S. Jowett