A Unified Theory of Cats on the Internet (Stanford Briefs)
Friday, 24 July 2020

This book explores why cats became so prevalent as an Internet theme. As author Elyse White says, cats are everywhere from Reddit's slogan of "Come for the cats. Stay for the empathy" through the goth cats of Twitter and the glamourpusses of Instagram to the giddy, nonsensical silliness of Nyan Cat. Bringing together anecdotes, analyses, and hidden histories of the communities that built the internet, Elyse White shows how japonisme, punk culture, cute culture, and the battle among different communities for the soul of the internet informed the sensibility of online felines.

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Author: Elyse White
Publisher: Stanford Briefs
Date: July 2020
Pages: 168
ISBN: 978-1503604636
Print: 1503604632
Audience: Most people who browse the Internet!
Level: Introductory
Category: General interest

 

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