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Seeing through the eighties

Author: Jane Feuer
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1995.
Series: Console-ing passions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Feuer
ISBN: 0822316757 9780822316756 0822316870 9780822316879
OCLC Number: 219674277
Description: x, 168 pages.
Contents: Introduction: The Relationship between Politics and Television in the Reagan Era --
1. The Made-for-TV "Trauma Drama": Neoconservative Nightmare or Radical Critique? --
2. The Yuppie Spectator --
3. Yuppie Envy and Yuppie Guilt: L.A. Law and thirtysomething --
4. Art Discourse in 1980s Television: Modernism as Postmodernism --
5. Serial Form, Melodrama, and Reaganite Ideology in Eighties TV --
6. The Reception of Dynasty --
Afterword: Overturning the Reagan Era --
Appendix A: Trauma Dramas --
Appendix B: Yuppie Programs.
Series Title: Console-ing passions.
Responsibility: Jane Feuer.


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