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Author Brunsdon, Charlotte.

Title The feminist, the housewife, and the soap opera / Charlotte Brunsdon.

Imprint Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  791.456 B838f    ---  Available
Description x, 253 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Oxford television studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-245) and index.
Contents Women's genres and female agency -- Early work on soap opera : "worrying responsibility" -- The housewife in 1940s mass communication research : Arnheim, Kaufman, and Herzog -- Feminists taking soap opera seriously : the work of Carol Lopate, Michele Mattelart, and Tania Modleski -- Fantasies of the housewife : the case of Crossroads -- Autobiography and ethnography -- "I don't think we thought about it as studying soap operas" : Christine Geraghty -- "What about the rest of the audience?" : Dorothy Hobson -- "Slightly guilty pleasures" : Terry Lovell -- "The pleasure of a programme like this is not something simple" : Ien Ang -- "A sense of trying to valorize soap opera as women's TV" : Ellen Seiter -- Commonalities : writing across the interviews -- The feminist, the housewife, and the soap opera.
Subject Television soap operas -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Television soap operas -- Social aspects.
Feminist television criticism -- Great Britain.
Feminist television criticism.
ISBN 0198159811 (pbk.)

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