Welcome to the Dreamhouse: In Welcome to the Dreamhouse, University of Southern California professor Spigel changes the Lynn Spigel. The Paperback of the Welcome to the Dreamhouse: Popular Media and Postwar Suburbs by Lynn Spigel at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping. In Lynn Spigel, professor of cinema and television at the University of Southern California, published a splendid, innovative history of.

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You must obtain permission directly from the owner of the image. While other cultural critics do this, few combine the two as well. Essays on a Medium in Transition — that have mapped key developments in the field.

Yhe in via your Institution Sign in. Can I view this online? Television and the Family Ideal in Postwar America. In order dreqmhouse account for how television was understood as a new technology entering ljnn home, Spigel used popular sources such as magazines, advertisements, newspapers, television shows and films that revealed ‘a general set of rules that were formed for thinking about TV in its early period’ 9. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Can I get a copy?

Page numbers if excerpting, provide specifics For coursepacks, please also note: Television and the Neighborhood Ideal in Postwar America 2. Popular Media and Postwar Suburbs. Jonathan Mayhew and the Principles of the American Revolution. National Library of Australia. Try again or cancel this request. Rather than restaging the dusty argument that television destroys private and public life, she asks how television establishes rules and conventions for the ways that people create what is public and private.

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Much like television studies itself, Spigel’s work is interdisciplinary, drawing on feminism, art history, architecture and design, geography, urban planning, cultural theory and sf studies, which has allowed her to ask questions that she might not have asked within the confines of her own field Spigel, ‘Theorizing the Bachelorette’ She looks at the often unspoken assumptions about class, nation, ethnicity, race, and sexual orientation that underscored both media images like those of s space missions and social policies of the mass-produced suburb.

To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video. Contact Contact Us Help. While overtly political—in her feminist analysis of Barbie which is also a critique of feminism’s failure regarding corporate sexismshe praises the Barbie Liberation Front, which switched the voice boxes of Barbie and GI Joe dolls to create gender-bending playthings—Spigel never sacrifices nuance or ignores the pleasure people derive from popular culture.

Rewind and Fast Forward 9. In “White Flight,” she discusses the s genre of the “fantastic sitcom” e. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve.

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Or, almost 50 years later, why did the same Congress that OK’d the V-chip then flood the media with the “pornographic” details of the Starr report? As she explains, the postwar housing I found the endnotes valuable in terms of explaining terms or concepts that needed further exploration. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account?

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Spigel explores the relationship of the growing television industry to home and suburban planning.

Most users should sign in with their email address. She is the author of Make Room for TV: Advanced search Search history. Race and America’s Long War. In these 10 engaging, witty and extraordinarily well-observed critical essays on the past five decades of television and spigep popular media, Spigel Make Room for TV delineates some major contradictions in postwar American society and culture.

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