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Television Culture
     

Television Culture

by John Fiske
 
Television Culture provides a comprehensive introduction to television studies. Fiske examines both the economic and cultural aspects of television, and investigates it in terms of both theory and text-based criticism. Fiske introduces the main arguments

from current British, American, Australian, and French scholarship in a style accessible to the

Overview

Television Culture provides a comprehensive introduction to television studies. Fiske examines both the economic and cultural aspects of television, and investigates it in terms of both theory and text-based criticism. Fiske introduces the main arguments

from current British, American, Australian, and French scholarship in a style accessible to the student, providing an integrated study of approaches to the medium.

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"If you had to recommend a single work which applies cultural studies clearly, comprehensively, intelligently and generously to a major subject of inquiry, this would be it." Media Information Australia

"Fiske’s analyses skilfully trace the insertion of conflicting social, economic, cultural and political ideologies within the television text." Darrell Y. Hamamoto, Film Quarterly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780416924305
Publisher:
Methuen & Company, Limited
Publication date:
01/28/1987
Pages:
353

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John Fiske is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.

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