high and low or
It is related to an interdisciplinary field, which is an organizational
unit that crosses traditional boundaries between academic
discipline or school of thought as we need and profession
The term Interdisciplinary is applied within education and
training pedagogies to describe studies that use methods and
insight of several established discipline or traditional field of
Cultural studies is not necessarily about literature in the
traditional sense or even about “ art ” , in their Introduction
to Cultural studies , editors Lawrence Grossberg, Cary Nelson
and Paula Treichler emphasizes that Intellectual promise of
cultural studies lies in its attempts to “ cut across diverse
social and political interests and address many of the
struggles within the current scene ”
Intellectual works are not limited by their own borders as
single texts , historical problems , or disciplines, and critic’s
own personal connection to what is being analyzed may also
Cultural studies is politically engaged
Cultural critics see themselves
as oppositional not only within
their own discipline but to
many of the power structures
of society at large.
They question inequalities
within power structure and seek
to discover models for
among dominant and minority
or subaltern discourses .
Generally the meaning and individual subjectivity are
culturally constructed , they can thus be reconstructed .
Such a notion , taken place philosophical extreme , denies
the autonomy of the individual, whether an actual person or
a character in literature rebuttal of the traditional humanistic
great man or great book .
Studies Cultural denies the separation of
high and low or elite and popular culture
Cultural critics today works to transfer
the term culture to include mass
culture, whether popular, folk , or
Jean Baudrillard and Andreas Huyseen
, the cultural critic who argue that
after the worlds second world war the
distinction among high, low and mass
culture collapsed , and they cite other
Cultural studies analyze not only the cultural
work, but also the means of production
How to produce the things ?
Marxist critic have long
recognized the importance of
such literary questions as these
Who supports a given artist ?
Who publishes his or her
books, and how are the books
Who buys books ?