The (Super)Marketplace of Images: Television as Unmediated Mediation in DeLillo's White Noise

@article{Duvall1994TheO,
  title={The (Super)Marketplace of Images: Television as Unmediated Mediation in DeLillo's White Noise},
  author={John N. Duvall},
  journal={Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory},
  year={1994},
  volume={50},
  pages={127 - 153}
}
  • John N. Duvall
  • Published 1994
  • History
  • Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory
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