INPRO--2009-027

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

García Landa, José Ángel

30 June 2005

Abstract: This is a review of Viviane Serfaty's landmark study of personal online diaries and personal blogs, "The Mirror and the Veil: An Overview of American Online Diaries and Blogs" (Amsterdam Monographs in American Studies, 11), Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2003. Special attention is devoted 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.

Keyword(s): serfaty ; internet ; blogs ; individuality ; intimacy ; diaries ; virtuality ; computer-mediated communication
Note: Se trata de una versión expandida respecto a la publicada en Atlantis.

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