Releasing in Early December 2014
Surfgeist: Narratives of Epic Mythology in New Media
“Peggy Bloomer has heroically surfed the quantum wave
to define a 21st century tertiary myth reflecting a new philosophy coming out of the Saas Fee laboratory Wolfgang Schirmacher.”
—Lisa Paul Streitfeld, Huffington Post Arts
Surfgeist: Narratives of Epic Mythology in New Media is the indispensible text for the 21st century, combining groundbreaking scholarship with pioneering analysis of the new media revolution and the effects of digital technology on contemporary mythmaking. In publishing this theory, the author has completed her own quest: entering the underworld to surface with the definitive text of the hero(ine) delivering Joseph Campbell’s groundbreaking archeology of myth into continental philosophy.