Kill All Normies

Kill All Normies

The Online Culture Wars From Tumblr and 4chan to the Alt-right and Trump

Book - 2017
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"Recent years have seen a revival of the heated culture wars of the 1990s, but this time its battle ground is the internet. On one side the alt right ranges from the once obscure neo-reactionary and white separatist movements, to geeky subcultures like 4chan, to more mainstream manifestations such as the Trump-supporting gay libertarian Milo Yiannopolous. On the other side, a culture of struggle sessions and virtue signalling lurks behind a therapeutic language of trigger warnings and safe spaces. The feminist side of the online culture wars has its equally geeky subcultures right through to its mainstream expression. Kill All Normies explores some of the cultural genealogies and past parallels of these styles and subcultures, drawing from transgressive styles of 60s libertinism and conservative movements, to make the case for a rejection of the perpetual cultural turn"--back cover
Publisher: Winchester, UK ; Washington, USA : Zero Books, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781785355431
1785355430
Branch Call Number: 303.4833 Nagl
Characteristics: 120 pages ; 22 cm

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