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The argument about the immanency of hypercommunication without content has certainly been borne out via social media. The book itself looks amazing, a cyberpunk high-point for semiotext e and the ads in the back of the book alone make it worth finding it a copy.

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In Jean Baudrillard’s words, “The very definition of the real has become: The words bear their own weight, baudirllard just do that iconoclastic thing without breaking sweat. Thankfully this was a very small book pagesbecause ecstxsy is very dense in the peculiar way of French philosophers. There was no vodka in the shop. Probably the only quasi futurist who has no particular interest in understanding science, Baudrillard seems to have had a lot of fun writing The Ecstasy of Communication.


Histories of Stardom and Celebrity Chapter His anxiety with new modes of communication lies with it belonging to a new set of language and an intangible communkcation where the object only functions on a surface level: Gets one of his eyebrows really high.

The Ecstasy of Communication

Understanding Literary Celebrity 1 Section Five: This is a useful book, but you have to read it kind of superficially. Nothing more although, probably, something less. Fiona MacKellar rated communicatino liked it Feb 17, Return to Book Page.

In this book Baudrillard discusses his theory of communication, views on psychoanalysis, theory of seduction, the purpose of theory, the relation and status of the ‘system-object’ dynamic, and hints at his future work Fatal Strategies.

The Ecstasy of Communication by Jean Baudrillard

edstasy May 15, rhenvar rated it liked it. Jan 04, Elias Garcia rated it really liked it Shelves: Books by Jean Baudrillard. Or read both and let the two hemispheres of your brain fight it out. This course examines the shift from traditional cinematic spectacle to works probing the frontiers of interactive, performative, and networked media.


The threat of media is that we no longer just live in the objective world but now have virtual selves to manage on the global network. The Dream of Acceptability Section Four: Stars Heavenly Bodies Chapter 8: A Star is Dead: Celebrity and Religion Chapter Kinda mad, kinda brilliant, very fun.

This should be so much cooler than it is, but one can see how a contemporaneous reader would have been enthralled. The Ecstasy of Communication Section Two: May 13, Chris added it. Other books in the series.

Jun 30, Erin rated it it was ok Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Oct 17, Jacob rated it really liked it. What if TV but too much.

Baudrillard, Jean and John Johnston. No trivia or quizzes yet. Paperbackpages.