Books in category Performing Arts – Television

  • The Proust Screenplay

    The Proust Screenplay
    Harold Pinter, Joseph Losey, Barbara Bray

    Presents the author's never-produced screenplay of Proust's "Remembrance of Things Past," created with the collaboration of director Joseph Losey and Proust scholar Barbara Bray over the course of one year in the early 1970s.

  • Third Wave Feminism and Television

    Third Wave Feminism and Television
    Merri Lisa Johnson

    The sexual politics of television culture is the territory covered by this book – the first to demonstrate the ways in which third wave feminist television studies approaches and illuminates mainstream TV. The book offers an exuberant and …

  • Talking Trash

    Talking Trash
    Julie Manga

    Absorbing, entertaining and keenly perceptive, Talking Trash illuminates the complex viewer response to daytime television talk shows and examines the cultural politics surrounding this wildly controversial popular phenomenon.

  • Television

    Television
    Alexander B. Magoun

    Explores the history of television, discussing its initial conception, technological changes over the years, and the development of cable television and videotapes.

  • MTV s Real World Las Vegas

    MTV’s Real World Las Vegas
    K.M. Squires

    A behind-the-scenes look at the seven strangers who were chosen to live together in a house in Las Vegas, where anything can happen, contains gossip, drama, photographs, interviews, and the participants' original casting appearances.

  • So Anyway

    So, Anyway…
    John Cleese

    Candid and brilliantly funny, this is the story of how a tall, shy youth from Weston-super-Mare went on to become a self-confessed legend.

  • Prime Time Animation

    Prime Time Animation
    Carol Stabile

    This fascinating book explores the landscape of television animation, from Bedrock to Springfield, and beyond.

  • Making Television

    Making Television
    Robert J. Thompson, Gary Burns

    This collection of essays on television authorship includes work of some of the most prominent scholars in television studies.

  • Tune In Log On

    Tune In, Log On
    Nancy K. Baym

    Bridging the fields of computer-mediated communication and audience studies, the book shows how verbal and non verbal communicative practices create collaborative interpretations and criticism, group humor, interpersonal relationships, …

  • Reading the Everyday

    Reading the Everyday
    Joe Moran

    In an ever-growing field of study, this is a major contribution to one of the key areas in cultural studies and cultural theory – the spaces, practices and mythologies of our everyday culture.

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