Welcome to the Dreamhouse : Popular Media and Postwar Suburbs (Paperback)

Author: Spigel, Lynn

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Historical and theoretical essays on television and media culture by a leading feminist studies scholar.

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Publisher Duke Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780822326960
SKU 30701232
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0822326965
Release Date 4/16/2007
Table Of Contents <font size="+2">Contents </font> <p> <pre> Acknowledgments.....................................................ix Introduction.........................................................1 Part I: TV Households The Suburban Home Companion: Television and the Neighborhood Ideal in Postwar America...........................31 Portable TV: Studies in Domestic Space Travel...................60 Part II: White Flight From Domestic Space to Outer Space: The 1960s Fantastic Family Sitcom..................................................107 Outer Space and Inner Cities: African American Responses to NASA........................................................141 Part III: Baby Boom Kids Seducing the Innocent: Childhood and Television in Postwar America................................................185 Innocence Abroad: The Geopolitics of Childhood in Postwar Kid Strips.....................................................219 Part IV: Living Room to Gallery High Culture in Low Places: Television and Modern Art, 1950-1970......................................................265 Barbies without Ken: Femininity, Feminism, and the Art-Culture System.............................................310 Part V: Rewind and Fast Forward From the Dark Ages to the Golden Age: Women's Memories and Television Reruns..........................................357 Yesterday's Future, Tomorrow's Home............................381 Index..............................................................409 </pre> <!--excerpt-->
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