American Family: A Televised Life

American Family: A Televised Life

by Jeffrey Ruoff



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816635603
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 12/12/2001
Series: Visible Evidence Series , #11
Edition description: 1
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Recasting Documentaryxv
Part IMaking an American Family
1"A Real View of Middle-Class Life"3
2Filming the Louds, Editing the Footage24
Part IIA Closer Look at an American Family
3"A Bastard Union of Several Forms"53
4Opening Night: Episode One64
5Sound in Documentary: Listening to the Louds77
Part IIIThe Reception of an American Family
6Publicity Sets the Stage, Reviews Steal the Show95
7The Louds Strike Back120
Conclusion: The Children of An American Family130

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