Acid — Burning a Hole in the Present

  • Helena Blakemore
Part of the Insights book series (ISI)

Abstract

It has been said before, and will no doubt be said again: cultural phenomena (trends, styles, fashions) do not arise spontaneously. Rather, they are either reactions against or a further development of already or previously existing phenomena (even if these were only on the fringes of mass culture or ‘underground’). To become ‘popular’, they do not need the wholesale participation of wide sections of the community, only widespread recognition of their influence.

Keywords

Burning Europe Coherence Assimilation Smoke 

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© The Editorial Board, Lumière (Co-operative) Press Ltd 1990

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  • Helena Blakemore

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