Metalepsis in Popular Culture

Metalepsis in Popular Culture

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Metalepsis refers to the crossing of boundaries between fiction and reality in narratives. This volume provides a systematic overview of metalepsis, its types and effects, in popular culture. The contributions discuss popular fiction, fan fiction, pop lyrics, comics, films, animated cartoons, music videos, live performances and TV series from the turn of the 20th century to the present day. Metalepsis in Popular Culture introduces the rhetorical concept of metalepsis and applies it to contemporary popular culture, thereby demonstrating its importance for the negotiation of fact and fiction in our cultural world.Television, . Remote. Controls, . and. Metalepsis1. 1. Introduction In an essay on the cultural history of remote control devices, Jan ... It reads: a€œNow as never before, experience all the lust and desire of having sex with one of the most beautiful women in the world, Jenna Jameson. ... where characters operate this device to enter the world of the television program they are watching or move back out again.

Title:Metalepsis in Popular Culture
Author: Karin Kukkonen, Sonja Klimek
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2011-05-04

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