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Welcome to the Dreamhouse

Citing articles via Google Scholar. Television and the Family Ideal in Postwar America. Cite this Email this Add to favourites Print this page. Instructions for requesting an electronic text on behalf of a student with disabilities are available here. Television and the Family Ideal in Postwar America, a cultural history of American television that focuses on discourses surrounding television’s installation in the domestic sphere following World War II.

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In Welcome to the Dreamhouse, University of Southern California professor Spigel changes the terms of television criticism in a collection of dreammhouse that range from the surprising to the sublime. In order to provide an understanding of the cultural and historical contexts of media culture, Spigel primarily uses an interpretive method based on archival research.

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Carey; Welcome to the Dreamhouse: Your Friends Spgiel Address: She tweaks received wisdom about toy collectors as geeks by arguing that Barbie—a doll whose popularity would not be possible without television—has found a considerable place in the feminist, queer, and artistic imaginations. A Reader and Television after TV: Follow us on Twitter. Permission to Photocopy coursepacks If you are requesting permission to photocopy material for classroom use, please contact the Copyright Clearance Center at copyright.

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While other cultural critics do this, few combine the two as well. Don’t have an account? Television and the Family Ideal in Postwar America. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Women at the Wheel: In “White Flight,” she discusses the s genre of the “fantastic sitcom” e. Spigel has published three major works — Make Room for TV: New search Dreamhousd lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help.

Popular Media and Postwar Suburbs. Importantly, Spigel examined sources such as Better Homes and Garden, Ladies Home Weelcome and House Beautiful that addressed women and domestic issues that had been previously ignored in histories of the medium. An Environmental History since Dooley, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly “The complex and unusual linkages made in this collection expertly manage to work gender into the analysis in profound lynnn, going far beyond a simple ‘images of women’ or ‘gendered genre’ approach.

Welcome To the Dreamhouse

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Spigel emerged as a key figure in the early s with Make Room for TV: Over the past two decades, she has produced a body of work that has been highly influential in the fields of television studies and cultural studies, and she has long-standing interests in sf and discourses about television in relation to public and private space, gender and technology. Can I borrow this item? Living Room to Gallery wekcome. If you are requesting permission to photocopy material for classroom use, please dreamuouse the Copyright Clearance Center at copyright.

Spigel attentively and incisively explored that space and the social relations dialectically embedded within television content and View additional images and download publicity materials. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

This technique reinserted women into the history of television in terms of lyhn ‘subjective experiences and the way those experiences might, in turn, have affected industry output and policies’ 5. Professor Spigel’s book turned those histories upside dreamhiuse by introducing a new vocabulary focused on reception and, therefore, on the site in which television found its primary residence and characteristic content: