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  1. Loving with a Vengeance

    Mass Produced Fantasies for Women, 2nd Edition

    By Tania Modleski

    Upon its first publication, Loving with a Vengeance was a groundbreaking study of women readers and their relationship to mass-market romance fiction. Feminist scholar and cultural critic Tania Modleski has revisited her widely read book, bringing to this new edition a review of the issues that...

    Published August 8th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Television Studies: The Key Concepts

    2nd Edition

    By Ben Calvert, Neil Casey, Bernadette Casey, Liam French, Justin Lewis

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Television Studies: The Key Concepts is the definitive reference guide to an area of rapidly expanding academic interest. Among those aspects of television studies covered in this comprehensive and up-to-date guide are: theoretical perspectives which have shaped the study of television - Marxism;...

    Published July 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  3. Restyling Factual TV

    Audiences and News, Documentary and Reality Genres

    By Annette Hill

    Addressing the wide range of programmes and formats from news, to documentary, to popular factual genres, Annette Hill’s new book examines the ways viewers navigate their way through a busy, noisy and constantly changing factual television environment. Restyling Factual TV addresses the wide range...

    Published May 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  4. New Documentary

    2nd Edition

    By Stella Bruzzi, Stella Bruzzi

    Praise for New Documentary: 'It's refreshing to find a book that cuts through the tired old debates that have surrounded documentary film and television. It heralds a welcome new approach.' Sight and Sound 'Documentary practice changes so fast that books on the subject are often out of date...

    Published June 28th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Watching with The Simpsons

    Television, Parody, and Intertextuality

    By Jonathan Gray

    Series: Comedia

    Using our favourite Springfield family as a case study, Watching with The Simpsons examines the textual and social role of parody in offering critical commentary on other television programs and genres. Jonathan Gray brings together textual theory, discussions of television and the public sphere,...

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Rerun Nation

    How Repeats Invented American Television

    By Derek Kompare

    Rerun Nation is a fascinating approach to television history and theory through the ubiquitous yet overlooked phenomenon of reruns. Kompare covers both historical and conceptual ground, weaving together a refresher course in the history of television with a critical analysis of how reruns have...

    Published November 27th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Reality TV

    Factual Entertainment and Television Audiences

    By Annette Hill

    Reality TV restores a crucial, and often absent, element to the critical debate about reality television: the voices of people who watch reality programmes. From Animal Hospital to Big Brother, Annette Hill argues that much can be learned from listening to audience discussion about this popular and...

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  8. A History of Early Television

    Edited by Stephen Herbert

    Series: Routledge Library of Media and Cultural Studies

    This three-volume collection reprints two important 1920s/30s books relating to television, and a collection of short articles covering the social, aesthetic and technical aspects of the medium. Items range from 1870s prophecies, experiments and cartoons, to 1930s accounts of the first public...

    Published July 21st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Genre and Television

    From Cop Shows to Cartoons in American Culture

    By Jason Mittell

    Genre and Television proposes a new understanding of television genres as cultural categories, offering a set of in-depth historical and critical examinations to explore five key aspects of television genre: history, industry, audience, text, and genre mixing. Drawing on well-known television...

    Published June 17th 2004 by Routledge

  10. American Youth Cultures

    Edited by Neil Campbell

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 23rd 2004 by Routledge