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Re-Viewing Reception: Television, Gender, and Postmodern Culture (Theories of Contemporary Culture)
ISBN13: 9780253210784
ISBN: 025321078X
List Price: $19.95
Publisher: Indiana University Press

'This is an ambitious analysis of television studies as a whole.' Library JournalFocusing on U.S. television of the 1980s from Miami Vice, Moonlighting, and Pee wee's Playhouse to Max Headroom Lynne Joyrich explores how gender affects the reception of television. She traces how the medium has been chracterized as 'feminine' and then turns to the television shows themselves and analyzes a range of genres and forms.