Critiquing the Sitcom A Reader

ISBN-10: 0815629834
ISBN-13: 9780815629832
Edition: 2002
Authors: Joanne Morreale
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Description: The essays in this volume examine the TV sitcom in terms of its treatment of gender, family, class, race and ethnic issues. The selections range from early shows such as 'I Remember Mama' to the more recent 'Roseanne'.

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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

The essays in this volume examine the TV sitcom in terms of its treatment of gender, family, class, race and ethnic issues. The selections range from early shows such as 'I Remember Mama' to the more recent 'Roseanne'.

Contributors
Introduction: On the Sitcom
Television in the 1940s and 1950s
Why Remember Mama? The Changing Face of a Woman's Narrative
Amos 'n' Andy and the Debate over American Racial Integration
Situation Comedy, Feminism, and Freud: Discourses of Gracie and Lucy
Returning from the Moon: Jackie Gleason and the Carnivalesque
Sitcoms and Suburbs: Positioning the 1950s Homemaker
Television in the 1960s
The Unworthy Discourse: Situation Comedy in Television
From Gauguin to Gilligan's Island
"Is This What You Mean by Color TV?" Race, Gender, and Contested Meanings in Julia
Television in the 1970s
The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Women at Home and at Work
I Love Laverne and Shirley Lesbian Narratives, Queer Pleasures, and Television Sitcoms
Television in the 1980s
Where Everybody Knows Your Name Cheers and the Mediation of Cultures
Structuralist Analysis 1: Bill Cosby and Recoding Ethnicity
Television in the 1990s and Beyond
Roseanne: Unruly Woman as Domestic Goddess
The Triumph of Popular Culture Situation Comedy, Postmodernism, and The Simpsons
Sitcoms Say Good-bye: The Cultural Spectacle of Seinfeld's Last Episode
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Illustrations
Dissident Value Conflict in Super Media

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