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  1. Subcultures

    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Ken Gelder

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Subcultures attract a great deal of interest, both in popular media and in academic work. Comprehensive and fascinating, these four volumes represent work on subcultures across several disciplines: cultural history, cultural studies, criminology and sociology. Beginning by looking at accounts of...

    Published April 30th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Subcultures

    Cultural Histories and Social Practice

    By Ken Gelder

    This book presents a cultural history of subcultures, covering a remarkable range of subcultural forms and practices. It begins with London’s ‘Elizabethan underworld’, taking the rogue and vagabond as subcultural prototypes: the basis for Marx’s later view of subcultures as the lumpenproletariat,...

    Published January 9th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The Subcultures Reader

    Second Edition

    Edited by Ken Gelder

    This revised and updated edition of a hugely successful book brings together the most valuable and stimulating writings on subcultures, from the early work of the Chicago School on ‘deviant’ social groups to the present day reasearch and theories. This new edition features a wide range of articles...

    Published September 30th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Popular Fiction

    The Logics and Practices of a Literary Field

    By Ken Gelder

    In this important book, Ken Gelder offers a lively, progressive and comprehensive account of popular fiction as a distinctive literary field. Drawing on a wide range of popular novelists, from Sir Walter Scott and Marie Corelli to Ian Fleming, J. K. Rowling and Stephen King, his book describes for...

    Published December 9th 2004 by Routledge

  5. The Horror Reader

    Edited by Ken Gelder

    Horror has been one of the most spectacular and controversial genres in both cinema and fiction - its wild excesses relished by some, vilified by many others. Often defiantly marginal, it nevertheless inhabits the very fabric of everyday life, providing us with ways of imagining and classifying our...

    Published June 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  6. Reading the Vampire

    By Ken Gelder

    Series: Popular Fictions Series

    Insatiable bloodlust, dangerous sexualities, the horror of the undead, uncharted Trannsylvanian wildernesses, and a morbid fascination with the `other': the legend of the vampire continues to haunt popular imagination.Reading the Vampire examines the vampire in all its various manifestations and...

    Published September 1st 1994 by Routledge

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