Living Room Lectures / Edition 1

Living Room Lectures / Edition 1

by Nina C. Leibman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0292746849

ISBN-13: 9780292746848

Pub. Date: 06/01/1995

Publisher: University of Texas Press

Nina Leibman analyzes many feature films and dozens of TV situation comedy episodes from 1954 to 1963 to find surprising commonalities in their representations of the family.

Overview

Nina Leibman analyzes many feature films and dozens of TV situation comedy episodes from 1954 to 1963 to find surprising commonalities in their representations of the family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292746848
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
06/01/1995
Series:
Texas Film and Media Studies Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part One. Contextual Explanations
    • 1. The Melodramatic Territory
    • 2. Corporate Soul-Mates
    • 3. What the People Want
    • 4. Rules and Regulations
  • Part Two. Textual Implications
    • 5. Power Plays
    • 6. Boys and Girls Together
    • 7. Family Finances
    • 8. Conclusion
  • Appendixes
    • A. Television Statistics
    • B. Film Statistics
    • C. Narrative Patterns
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Filmography
  • Videography
  • Index


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