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Jean baudrillard (1929-2007), french sociologist, cultural critic, and theorist of postmodernity, was born in the northern town of reims on the 27th of july 1929 the son of civil servants and the grandson of peasant farmers, he was the first in his family to attend university—eventually becoming. The postmodern semiotic concept of hyperreality was contentiously coined by french sociologist jean baudrillard in simulacra and simulation baudrillard defined hyperreality as the generation by models of a real without origin or reality  hyperreality is a representation, a sign, without an original referent. Jean baudrillard's elaboration of the ideas of hyperreality and simulacrum that characterise today's global consumer culture in which the image of the product is more significant that the product itself. Jean baudrillard's theory 1 jean baudrillard's theoryby fran matthews 2 hyperreality'a condition in which reality has been replaced by simulacra.
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