The Covert Sphere : Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State

In December 2010 the U.S. Embassy in Kabul acknowledged that it was providing major funding for thirteen episodes of Eagle Four-a new Afghani television melodrama based loosely on the blockbuster U.S. series 24. According to an embassy spokesperson, Eagle Four was part of a strategy aimed at... Ausführliche Beschreibung

Verfasser / Komponist: Melley, Timothy, [author.]
Verfasserangabe: Timothy Melley.
Medientyp: E-Book
veröffentlicht: Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, [2012]
Umfang: 1 online resource
enthält: Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: The Postmodern Public Sphere -- 1. Brainwashed! -- 2. Spectacles of Secrecy -- 3. False Documents -- 4. The Work of Art in the Age of Plausible Deniability -- 5. Postmodern Amnesia -- 6. The Geopolitical Melodrama -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index
Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: The Postmodern Public Sphere -- 1. Brainwashed! -- 2. Spectacles of Secrecy -- 3. False Documents -- 4. The Work of Art in the Age of Plausible Deniability -- 5. Postmodern Amnesia -- 6. The Geopolitical Melodrama -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index
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