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Television talk shows : discourse, performance, spectacle

Author: Andrew Tolson
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum, 2001.
Series: LEA's communication series.
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This study provides a deconstruction of the actual "talk" of television talk shows, and seeks to demonstrate how this "talk" is a dramatic performance: discursive dynamics fed by the host of the show  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Television talk shows
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Tolson
ISBN: 0805837469 9780805837469
OCLC Number: 44592593
Description: viii, 203 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Talking about talk : the academic debates / Andrew Tolson --
Performing talk / Louanne Haarman --
"No YOU rioted!" : the pursuit of conflict in the management of "lay" and "expert" discourses on Kilroy / Helen Wood --
The many faces of With Meni : the history and stories of one Israeli talk show / Shoshana Blum-Kulka --
"Has it ever happened to you?" : talk shows as mediated performance / Joanna Thornborrow --
"It makes it okay to cry" : two types of "therapy talk" in TV talk shows / Raina Brunvatne and Andrew Tolson --
Confrontation as spectacle : the argumentative frame of the Ricki Lake show / Ian Hutchby --
"I'm out of it, you guys argue" : making an issue of it on the Jerry Springer show / Greg Myers.
Series Title: LEA's communication series.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Tolson.
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