Too Soon Too Late (Paperback)

History in Popular Culture (Theories of Contemporary Culture #22)

By Meaghan Morris

Indiana University Press, 9780253211880, 336pp.

Publication Date: August 22, 1998

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What good is history to cultural studies? Meaghan Morris looks at struggles over "history" in social settings created by capitalism: in tourist landscapes and in television time. The materials of her analysis are motels, shopping malls, beaches, and local politics. She focuses on history and cultural heritage as issues of controversy for white working-class and poor suburban communities, as well as for urban cultural elites.

About the Author

Meaghan Morris, Australian Research Council Senior Fellow at University of Technology, Sydney, is the author of several works of feminist cultural theory, including The Pirate's Fiancee: Feminism, Reading, Postmodernism and co-editor of Australian Cultural Studies: A Reader.