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Channels of Discourse, Reassembled Television and Contemporary Criticism

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ISBN-10: 0807843741

ISBN-13: 9780807843741

Edition: 2nd 1992

Authors: Robert Allen, Robin Kirk

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Since its original publication in 1987, Channels of Discourse has provided the most comprehensive consideration of commercial television, drawing on insights provided by the major strands of contemporary criticism: semiotics, narrative theory, reception theory, genre theory, ideological analysis, psychoanalysis, feminist criticism, and British cultural studies. The second edition features a new introduction by Robert Allen that includes a discussion of the political economy of commercial television. Two new essays have been addedone an assessment of postmodernism and television, the other an analysis of convergence and divergence among the essaysand the original essays have been…    
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Book details

List price: $47.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 6/1/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 428
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.25" long x 0.96" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Robert Allen is a sub-editor at The Sunday Times. He is also part of an eco-social group, An Talamh Glas, which publishes, featuring media activists from across the world.

Introduction to the Second Edition, More Talk about TV
Semiotics, Structuralism, and Television
Narrative Theory and Television
Audience-Oriented Criticism and Television
Genre Study and Television
Ideological Analysis and Television
Psychoanalysis, Film, and Television
Feminist Criticism and Television
British Cultural Studies and Television
Postmodernism and Television
Television Criticism, A Selective Bibliography
Notes on the Contributors