American Television: New Directions in History and Theory by Nick Browne

By Nick Browne

This paintings brings jointly writings on tv released in Quarterly evaluate of movie and Video, from essays by means of Nick Browne and Beverle Houston to the most recent ancient and significant examine. It considers television's economics, applied sciences, kinds and audiences from a cultural point of view that hyperlinks heritage, conception and feedback. The authors handle numerous key concerns: the formative interval in American tv historical past; the relation among television's political financial system and its cultural types; gender and melodrama; and new applied sciences resembling games and camcorders. initially released in 1993.

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