Welcome to the Dreamhouse: In Welcome to the Dreamhouse, University of Southern California professor Spigel changes the Lynn Spigel. The Paperback of the Welcome to the Dreamhouse: Popular Media and Postwar Suburbs by Lynn Spigel at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping. In Lynn Spigel, professor of cinema and television at the University of Southern California, published a splendid, innovative history of.

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Your Friend’s First Name: While overtly political—in her feminist analysis of Barbie which is also a critique of feminism’s failure regarding corporate sexismshe praises the Barbie Liberation Front, which switched the voice boxes of Barbie and GI Joe dolls to create gender-bending playthings—Spigel never sacrifices nuance or ignores the pleasure people derive from popular culture.

Modern Art and the Rise of Network Television — that have expanded our understanding of television history. Citing articles via Google Scholar. In Welcome to the Dreamhouse, University of Southern California professor Spigel changes the terms of television criticism in a collection of essays that range from the surprising to the sublime.

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Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Spigel explores the relationship of the growing television industry to home and suburban planning. Email alerts New issue alert. Dooley, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. What made the book refreshingly welcome was its contrast to the histories of television written up to that point that concentrated pretty much on the production side spkgel the medium: Race and America’s Long War.

View Full Version of PW. Welcome to the Dreamhouse: High Culture in Low Places: Related articles in Google Scholar. Disability Requests Instructions for requesting an electronic text on behalf of a student with disabilities are available here. Throughout the book, Spigel traces the connections between television viewing and constructions of gender and family life, and the often contradictory responses to television in popular media.


Television studies, like sf studies, shares a history of marginalisation within the academy, and Spigel was one of the first scholars critically to examine television in relation to other drsamhouse or ‘debased’ forms of culture, such as women’s magazines, dismissed by cultural hierarchies within the academy and popular criticism as undeserving of serious attention.

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 ways, going far beyond a simple ‘images of women’ or ‘gendered genre’ approach. She sees the complexity of popular culture where others have tended to see formula and repetition. New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help.

Spigel attentively and incisively explored that space and the social relations dialectically embedded within television content and Television broadcasting — Social aspects — United States.

Much like television studies itself, Spigel’s work is interdisciplinary, drawing on feminism, art history, architecture and design, geography, urban planning, cultural theory and sf studies, which has allowed her to ask questions that she might not have asked within the confines of her own field Spigel, ‘Theorizing the Bachelorette’ Baby Boom Kids Seducing the Innocent: Occasionally, Duke University Press controls the rights to maps or other drawings.

Television, gender and space an overview of Lynn Spigel.

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In “White Flight,” she discusses the s genre of the “fantastic sitcom” e. Grant, Choice “[A]n eclectic assortment of essays.

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The essays are meticulously documented and are based on extensive reading of relevant sources and textual analysis.

Page numbers if excerpting, rhe specifics For coursepacks, please also note: The author of this book provided free copies of the book to have their book reviewed by a professional reviewer. How do I find a book? This technique reinserted women into the history of television in terms of their ‘subjective experiences and the way those experiences might, in turn, have affected industry output and policies’ 5.

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Try again or ddeamhouse this request. In the Library Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. 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.

Television and Childhood in Postwar America 6. Jonathan Lhnn and the Principles of the American Revolution. Further information on the Library’s opening hours is available at: Its accessible language and historical scope make it ideal for classroom use. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video.

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