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

By Nick Browne

This paintings brings jointly writings on tv released in Quarterly evaluation of movie and Video, from essays via Nick Browne and Beverle Houston to the newest historic and demanding study. It considers television's economics, applied sciences, varieties and audiences from a cultural point of view that hyperlinks historical past, conception and feedback. The authors deal with a number of key matters: the formative interval in American tv historical past; the relation among television's political financial system and its cultural varieties; gender and melodrama; and new applied sciences similar to games and camcorders. initially released in 1993.

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