By Alfie Bown
This ebook is a learn of pleasure and of the joy of learning. It asks what entertainment says approximately us and what we are saying approximately leisure, and why. utilizing a number ‘case studies’ from serious concept to sweet overwhelm, ‘Gangnam Style’ to video game of Thrones and soccer supervisor to Hieronymus Bosch, this publication argues that we have to reconsider our amusement. encouraged by way of psychoanalysis, the ebook deals a brand new state of mind approximately how we speak about what we take pleasure in and the way we get pleasure from what we speak about.
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