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    Radical attention

    Bell, Julia (2020) Radical attention. Peninsula Press. ISBN 9781999922375. (In Press)

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: An essay on the battle for our attention in the age of distraction. Attention pays. In today‘s online economy it has become a commodity to be bought and sold. Bombarding us with free smartphone apps and news websites, developers and advertisers have turned what and how focus our attention into the world‘s fastest growing industry. In exchange for our attention, information and entertainment is ever at our fingertips. But at what cost? In this essay, at once personal and polemical, meditative and militant, Julia Bell asks what has been lost in this trade off. How can we reclaim our attention? In a world of infinite distraction, how can attention become radical?

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    Item Type: Book
    School: School of Arts > English, Theatre and Creative Writing
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2020 16:38
    Last Modified: 12 Oct 2020 14:54
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/40793

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