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Carnival Culture
Carnival Culture
Author: James B. Twitchell
ISBN-13: 9780231078313
ISBN-10: 0231078315
Publication Date: 4/15/1991
Pages: 306
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Publisher: Columbia University Press
Book Type: Paperback
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"Readers will have a lively time with Twitchell's provocative, original, controversial stance." --Publisher's Weekly

"[Twitchell cites] numerous examples of crassness, inanity and sheer disregard for the idea of quality in publishing, television and the movies...A veritable catalogue of vulgarity." --New York Times Book Review

"More horrifying than anything Stephen King could concoct." --San Francisco Chronicle

"Vividly dissects American entertainment." --Newsweek

"The best combination of profundity and pizazz this year." --Philadelphia Inquirer