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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Feminist television criticism.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charlotte Brunsdon; Julie D'Acci; Lynn Spigel
|ISBN:||0198711522 9780198711520 0198711530 9780198711537|
|Description:||xi, 387 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||pt. 1. Housewives, heroines, feminists. Everyday life (excerpt) / Michèle Mattelart ; The search for tomorrow in today's soap operas / Tania Modleski ; Affirmation and denial : construction of femininity on Indian television (excerpts) / Prabha Krishnan and Anita Dighe ; Situation comedy, feminism, and Freud : discourses of Gracie and Lucie / Patricia Mellencamp ; Roseanne : unruly woman as domestic goddess / Kathleen K. Rowe ; L.A. Law and prime-time feminism / Judith Mayne ; Empowering women? The Oprah Winfrey show / Corinne Squire ; Identity in feminist television criticism / Charlotte Brunsdon ; New traditionalism and post-feminism : TV does the home / Elspeth Probyn --
pt. 2. Audiences and reception contexts. Women's genres / Annette Kuhn ; Melodramatic identifications : television fiction and women's fantasy / Ien Ang ; Black feminism and media criticism : the Women of Brewster Place /Jacqueline Bobo and Ellen Seiter ; In love with Inspector Morse / Lyn Thomas ; Fruitful investigations : the case of the successful lesbian text / Hilary Hinds ; The suburban home companion : television and the neighbourhood ideal in post-war America / Lynn Spigel ; Behind closed doors : video recorders in the home / Ann Gray --
pt. 3. Private bodies, public figures. Television tales and a woman's rage : a nationalist recasting of Draupadi's disrobing / Purima Mankekar ; Leading up to Roe v. Wade : television documentaries in the abortion debate / Julie D'Acci ; The ideology of freshness in feminine hygiene commercials / Kate Kane ; Never trust a big butt and a smile / Tricia Rose ; The gorgeous lesbian in L.A. Law : the present absence? / Rosanne Kennedy ; Reproducing reality : Murphy Brown and illegitimate politics / Rebecca L. Walkowitz ; Representation wars : Malaysia, Embassy and Australia's corps diplomatique / Suvendrini Perera.
|Series Title:||Oxford television studies.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Charlotte Brunsdon, Julie D'Acci and Lynn Spigel.|