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  • I think this truly positive account of genre fiction is what's needed to put Jahsonic's "nobrow" position on its firmest footing.

    Horror, High and Low (pt. 3)

  • He's arrived at an uneasy middle ground that he calls a "nobrow" position, which he explains thus:Being nobrow is about knowing the entire corpus of the literature.

    Horror, High and Low (pt. 1)

  • Is it just me, or do invocations of nobrow, high-low-boundary-transgressing more often than not come from quarters that wish to defend Hollywood or otherwise corporate product, and almost never in defense of the stuff that doesn't have millions of dollars backing it up?

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  • Categories: European culture · French culture · literature · nobrow · theory

    08 « June « 2008 « Jahsonic

  • Cross the Border — Close the Gap 1969 is a nobrow treatise on postmodern tendencies in literature by American literary critic Leslie Fiedler.

    10 « March « 2008 « Jahsonic

  • Categories: European culture · eroticism · fiction · film · nobrow

    Humid reveries in white smocks « Jahsonic

  • Categories: European culture · aesthetics · art · avant-garde · design · experimental · modernism · nobrow · postmodernism · technology · theory · underrated · visual culture

    The energy of art « Jahsonic

  • Its author, who goes by the pseudo of Losfeld, has a very extensive collection of books, running the gamut from surrealist theory to sleazy paperbacks, what I like to call nobrow.

    03 « June « 2008 « Jahsonic

  • The Pornographic Imagination is a nobrow essay by Susan Sontag first published in book form in Styles of Radical Will.

    Nobrow manifestos, #2 « Jahsonic

  • Categories: 1001 things to do before you die · European culture · art · eroticism · fantastique · female sexuality · hedonism · love · nobrow · surrealism · visual culture

    12 « February « 2008 « Jahsonic


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  • "The term nobrow is a postmodern neologism derived from highbrow and lowbrow. The term denotes intellectual discourse which is influenced both by high culture and low culture as initiated by Critical Theory in the United States and Cultural Studies in the United Kingdom, both of which were influenced by the French Annales School. "

    July 26, 2009