Dictionary of Terms
- Popular Culture. For a useful general discussion of the history of popular culture in the United States see Russel B. Nye, The Unembarrassed Muse (NY: Dial Press, 1970) (Two Centuries of American Life), which includes helpful bibliographies on art, music, literature and film. Additional bibliography:Bloomfield, Maxwell, Law and Lawyers in American Popular Culture, in Law and American Literature: A Collection of Essays 125-177 (Carl S. Smith, John P. McWilliams Jr., and Maxwell Bloomfield, eds.; 1983).
Useful websites include
CogWeb (Cognitive Cultural Studies, hosted at UCLA)
The Moving Image Genre-Form Guide (From the Library of Congress)
Creighton University. Department of English: Guiding Themes (definitions)
Society for Critical Exchange (Case Western Reserve University)