By Robert Latham
Inspired through Marx's use of the cyborg vampire as a metaphor for the objectification of actual hard work within the manufacturing unit, Latham indicates how modern pictures of vampires and cyborgs remove darkness from the contradictory strategies of empowerment and exploitation that symbolize the youth-consumer process. whereas the vampire is a voracious buyer pushed via a starvation for perpetual adolescence, the cyborg has included the machineries of intake into its personal flesh. robust fusions of know-how and hope, those paired photographs characterize the different types of hard work and rest that American society has staked out for modern youth.
A startling examine formative years in our time, Consuming Youth will curiosity somebody all in favour of movie, tv, and renowned culture.
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