America According to Colbert: Satire as Public Pedagogy (Education, Politics and Public Life)

America According to Colbert: Satire as Public Pedagogy (Education, Politics and Public Life)

By: Sophia A. McClennen (author)Paperback

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America According to Colbert: Satire as Public Pedagogy post 9/11 argues that, in contrast to the anti-intellectualism, the sensationalism, and the punditry that tend to govern most mass media today, Stephen Colbert's program offers his audience the opportunity to understand the context through which most news is reported and to be critical of it.

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About Author

Sophia A. McClennen is Professor of Comparative Literature, Spanish, and Women's Studies at the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA where she directs the Center for Global Studies and the graduate program in Comparative Literature.

Contents

I Stand By This Man: Colbert Speaks Truthiness to Power The Public at Risk: Dissent and Democracy after 9/11 Proud to Be an American Satirist America According to The Colbert Report: Or How a TV Show Can Change the Way a Nation Thinks Amusing Ourselves to Activism?

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/11/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781137014726
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 231
  • ID: 9781137014726
  • weight: 270
  • ISBN10: 1137014725

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