Mass Culture / Consumer Culture

The Consumer Society Reader. Edited by Juliet B. and Holt Schor, Douglas B. , W. W. Norton and Company, 2000.

The Culture of Consumption: Critical Essays in American History, 1880-1980. Edited by Richard Wightman and Lears Fox, T.J. Jackson, Pantheon, 1983.

The Sex of Things: Gender and Consumption in Historical Perspective. Edited by Victoria de Grazia, University of California Press, 1996.

Adorno, Theodor; Horkheimer, Max. “The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception.” The Cultural Studies Reader, edited by Simon During, Routledge, 1993, pp. 29-43.

Benson, Susan Porter. Counter Cultures: Saleswomen, Managers, and Customers in American Department Stores, 1890-1940. University of Illinois Press, 1986.

Bold, Christine. “Us Popular Print Culture 1860-1920.” The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture, edited by Gary Kelly, vol. 6, Oxford UP, 2012.

Cullen, Jim. Popular Culture in American History. edited by Jim Cullen, 2. ed. edition, Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. Wiley-Blackwell Readers in American Social and Cultural History.

Fowles, Jib. Advertising and Popular Culture. Sage, 1996.

Frank, Dana. Purchasing Power: Consumer Organizing, Gender, and the Seattle Labor Movement, 1919-1929. Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Fu, Linda C.L. . Advertising and Race: Global Phenomenon, Historical Challenges, and Visual Strategies. Peter Lang, 2014.

Gelder, Ken. Popular Fiction: The Logics and Practices of a Literary Field. Routledge, 2004.

Geyh, Paula. “Not-So-Distant Relations: Mass Culture and Literary Capital in Twentieth-Century American Literature.” Contemporary Literature, vol. 36, no. 3, 1995, pp. 545-552.

Goldstein, Carolyn. “Mediating Consumption: Home Economics and American Consumers, 1900-1940.” vol. Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1994.

Jameson, Fredric. “Reification and Utopia in Mass Culture.” Signatures of the Visible, edited by Fredric Jameson, Routledge, 1990, pp. 9-34.

Jenkins, Henry. Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers: Exploring Participatory Culture. New York UP, 2006.

Kelleter, Frank. Populäre Serialität: Narration – Evolution – Distinktion. Zum Seriellen Erzählen Seit Dem 19. Jahrhundert. transcript, 2012.

—. “Trust and Sprawl: Seriality, Radio, and the First Fireside Chat.” Media Economies, edited by Marcel Hartwig und Gunter Süß, WVT, 2012.

Kelleter, Frank; Stein, Daniel. “Great, Mad, New: Populärkultur, Serielle Ästhetik Und Der Frühe Amerikanishe Zeitungscomic.” Comics: Zur Geschichte Und Theorie Eines Populärkulturellen Mediums, edited by Stephan Ditschke, Kroucheva, Katerina, Stein, Daniel, transcript Verlag, 2009, pp. 81-117.

Leach, William. Land of Desire: Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture. Pantheon, 1993.

Lears, Jackson. Fables of Abundance: A Cultural History of Advertising in America. Basic Books, 1994.

Leuchtenberg, William E. . The Perils of Prosperity, 1914-1932. 2nd edition, University of Chicago Press, 1993.

Levine, Lawrence W. Highbrow – Lowbrow: The Emergence of Cultural Hierarchy in America.

Linkon, Sherry and John Russo. “Class Confusions: American Media Discourse About Class.” Amerikastudien/American Studies, vol. 46, no. 3, 2001, pp. 367-378.

Makropoulos, Michael. Theorie Der Massenkultur. Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2008.

Marchand, Roland. Advertising the American Dream: Making Way for Modernity. University of California Press, 1985.

Norris, James D. Advertising and the Transformation of American Society, 1895-1920. Greenwood Press, 1990.

Ohmann, Richard. “History and Literary History: The Case of Mass Culture.” Modernity and Mass Culture, edited by Patrick and Naremore Brantlinger, James, University of Indiana Press, 1991, pp. 24-41.

—. Selling Culture: Magazines, Markets and Clas at the Turn of the Century. Verso, 1997.

Ostendorf, Bernd. “Why Is American Popular Culture So Popular? .” American Studies in Scandinavia, vol. 34, 2000, pp. 1-46.

Ostendorf, Berndt. “Why Is American Popular Culture So Popular? A View from Europe.” Amerikastudien/American Studies, vol. 46, no. 3, 2001, pp. 339-366.

Presbrey, Frank. The History and Development of Advertising. Greenwood, 1968.

Roberts, Mary Louise. “Gender, Consumption, and Commodity Culture.” The American Historical Review, vol. 103, no. 3, 1998, pp. 817-884.

Scanlon, Jennifer. Inarticulate Longings: The Ladies’ Home Journal, Gender, and the Promises of Consumer Culture Routledge, 1995.

Scranton, Philip. “Manufacturing Diversity: Production Systems, Markets, and an American Consumer Society, 1870-1930.” Technology and Culture, vol. 35, 1994, pp. 476-506.

Sloan, William David. Perspectives on Mass Communication History. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., Publishers, 1991.

Strasser, Susan. Satisfaction Guaranteed: The Making of the American Mass Market. Pantheon, 1989.

Susman, Warren I. Culture as History: The Transformation of American Society in the Twentieth Century. Pantheon Books, 1984.

Webb, Sheila. “The Consumer-Citizen: Life Magazine’s Construction of a Middle-Class Lifestyle.” Studies in Popular Culture, vol. 34, no. 2, 2012, pp. 23-47.

Wilson, Christopher P. “The Rhetoric of Consumption. Mass Market Magazines and the Demise of the Gentle Reader 1880-1920.” The Culture of Consumption: Critical Essays in American History 1880-1980, edited by Richard W. Fox and T.J.Jackson Lears, Pantheon, 1983, pp. 39-64.

Young, William H. with Nancy K. Young. The 1930s: American Popular Culture through History. Greenwood Press, 2002.