Radio Reader: Essays in the Cultural History of Radio

Radio Reader: Essays in the Cultural History of Radio

by Michele Hilmes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415928214

ISBN-13: 9780415928212

Pub. Date: 10/19/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

While cultural historians and media scholars have been looking at television for decades, they have only recently turned their eyes (and ears) to radio. Studies of television rarely acknowledge that many of its forms-soap operas, situation comedies, quiz shows, sportscasts, etc.-all evolved out of the earlier medium. The essays collected here demonstrate that radio

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While cultural historians and media scholars have been looking at television for decades, they have only recently turned their eyes (and ears) to radio. Studies of television rarely acknowledge that many of its forms-soap operas, situation comedies, quiz shows, sportscasts, etc.-all evolved out of the earlier medium. The essays collected here demonstrate that radio set patterns that have effected all forms of media that have followed it, and also look at how it has survived the coming of media that supposedly made it obsolete.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415928212
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/19/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
586
Product dimensions:
7.06(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.31(d)

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