A Companion to Television (Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies #10) (Paperback)

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A Companion to Television is a magisterial collection of 31 original essays that charter the field of television studies over the past century
  • Explores a diverse range of topics and theories that have led to television's current incarnation, and predict its likely future
  • Covers technology and aesthetics, television's relationship to the state, televisual commerce; texts, representation, genre, internationalism, and audience reception and effects
  • Essays are by an international group of first-rate scholars

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About the Author

Janet Wasko is Professor in the School of Communication and Journalism at the University of Oregon. Her many books include Hollywood in the Information Age: Beyond the Silver Screen (1994), Consuming Audiences? Production and Reception in Media Research (1999), Understanding Disney: The Manufacture of Fantasy (2001), and How Hollywood Works (2003).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781405198776
ISBN-10: 140519877X
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: January 1st, 2010
Pages: 648
Language: English
Series: Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies