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Posted by: GiantDwarf on Mar 23, 2012 at 10:38:07 AM
I would like to offer a statement for consideration. It makes several broad assumptions, but may offer (with your help) enough language and logic to "prove" the importance of our discussion here on these forums. The terms defined and concepts described may be helpful to those writing critiques.
A work is a piece of art, literature, game, tool, or other artifact.
A lens is a framework of theory, and is often employed to systematically examine a work. Lenses include but are not limited to academic disciplines such as history, anthropology, materials science, political studies, philosophy, and equality studies (to use the new British English term I learned here). Not all lenses are academic disciplines. Other lenses may be defined as necessary.
Culture (or cultural context) is a collection of...