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Book review: Memes in digital culture by Limor Shifman

Lecheler, Sophie (2014) Book review: Memes in digital culture by Limor Shifman. LSE Review of Books (18 Jan 2014). Website.

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"Memes in Digital Culture." Limor Shifman. MIT Press. November 2013. --- Internet memes, such as ‘LOLcats’, ‘Planking’, or ‘Gangnam Style’, have become prominent aspects of digital culture. But they are more than just funny photos or videos shared with friends; in Memes in Digital Culture, Limor Shifman suggests that they represent a new form of digital participation. An in-depth analysis of the origin and nature of Internet memes makes this book a great read for any researcher interested in digital culture and new media, writes Sophie Lecheler.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2014 10:56
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2020 23:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/56253

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