BLACK MIRROR AND CRITICAL MEDIA THEORY

Edited by Angela Cirucci and Barry Vacker

To be published in 2018 by Lexington Books.

Black Mirror is the the mind-bending TV series about media, technology, and society. This anthology offers critical readings of the "Black Mirror" TV series, featuring theorists from France, Spain, Argentina, Canada, Ireland, Netherlands, Germany, and the USA. The highly readable essays cover specific episodes and use the ideas of McLuhan, Foucault, Debord, Baudrillard, and others to cover six areas:

1) Human Identity

2) Surveillance Culture

3) Spectacle and Hyperreality

4) Aesthetics

5) Technology and Existence

6) Dystopian Futures.