By Barbara Korte,Frédéric Regard
Poverty and precarity have won a brand new societal and political presence within the twenty-first century's complicated economies. this can be mirrored in cultural construction, which this e-book discusses for a variety of media and genres from the radical to fact tv. With a spotlight on Britain, its chapters divide their recognition among present representations of poverty and demanding prior narratives that experience retained major relevance today.
The book's contributions talk about the illustration of social affliction with awareness to organisations of enunciation, moral implications of 'voice' and 'listening', limits of narratability, the pitfalls of sensationalism, voyeurism and sentimentalism, potentials and regulations inherent in particular representational suggestions, modes and genres; cultural markets for poverty and precarity. total, the e-book means that research of poverty narratives calls for an intersection of theoretical mirrored image and an in depth interpreting of texts.
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Narrating Poverty and Precarity in Britain (Culture & Conflict) by Barbara Korte,Frédéric Regard