Definition of E-self
(noun) “[A]n experience of individuality in which the affective and philosophical self-resources of rock ‘n’ roll media are displaced or at least supplemented by the increasingly technological and commodified aspects of the media” (Kotarba 2013:15).
Example of E-self
- Marketing high-end audio equipment to aging rock and roll fans.
Etymology of E-self
- Term coined by Joseph A. Kotarba in Baby Boomer Rock ‘n’ Roll Fans: The Music Never Ends (2013).
- Plural: e-selves
- Variant spelling:
Kotarba, Joseph A. 2013. Baby Boomer Rock ‘n’ Roll Fans: The Music Never Ends. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
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