Review of Viviane Serfaty's the Mirror and the Veil: An Overview of American Online Diaries and Blogs

14 Pages Posted: 2 Nov 2007

Date Written: 2005

Abstract

This is a review of Viviane Serfaty's landmark study of personal online diaries and personal blogs, with special attention to the micropolitics of self-representation in computer-mediated communication, the transformation of intimacy in the age of Internet, and the American tradition of individuality.

Keywords: Serfaty, Internet, Blogs, Individuality, Intimacy, Diaries, Virtuality, Computer-mediated_communication

Suggested Citation

Garcia Landa, Jose Angel, Review of Viviane Serfaty's the Mirror and the Veil: An Overview of American Online Diaries and Blogs (2005). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1026846 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1026846

Jose Angel Garcia Landa (Contact Author)

Universidad de Zaragoza ( email )

Gran Via 2
Zaragoza, 50005
Spain

HOME PAGE: http://www.garcialanda.net

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