- Paperback: 285 pages
- Publisher: NYU Press; annotated edition edition (December 24, 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0814742831
- ISBN-13: 978-0814742839
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,445,222 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Wow Climax: Tracing the Emotional Impact of Popular Culture annotated edition Edition
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“Building on the tradition of social commentators such as Gilbert Seldes, Robert Warshow, and Susan Sontag, Henry Jenkins brings his outstanding insight and compassionate counsel to contemporary cultural phenomena. Here not only media, but affect, matters. A delightful and helpful collection on popular pleasures.”
-Janet Staiger,author of Media Reception Studies
“Offers a lively, diligently researched, and well-written account of one scholar’s engagement with the emotional punch of media.”
About the Author
Henry Jenkins is the Provost’s Professor of Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts and Education at the University of Southern California.