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Masculinity and Popular Television

Rebecca Feasey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627974
eISBN:
9780748651184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627974.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The author of this book reads the depiction of masculinity in the soap opera, homosexuality in the situation comedy, fatherhood in prime-time animation, emerging manhood in the supernatural teen ... More


Lifestyle: domestic labour and leisure activities

Rebecca Feasey

in Masculinity and Popular Television

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627974
eISBN:
9780748651184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627974.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Lifestyle programming has its roots in the hobbyist or enthusiast strand of television that was popular in 1960s Britain. By the turn of the 1990s, lifestyle programming or ‘infotainment’ or ‘factual ... More


‘There's No Place Like Home’: emotional exposure, excess and empathy on TV

Kristyn Gorton

in Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers how emotion functions within reality and lifestyle television. It argues that emotion is sometimes used as a social tool in a way that obscures differences of class, gender and ... More


Say Cheese! The Cinematic Lifestyle Consumer

Eric S. Jenkins

in Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748695478
eISBN:
9781474406413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695478.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that the special affections of classical cinema were mined by the culture industries to promote a mode of lifestyle consumption. Although cinema has frequently been connected to ... More


Miss Modern: Youthful Feminine Modernity and the Nascent Teenager, 1930–40

Penny Tinkler

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Interwar working girls’ papers constructed their intended readers as a distinct age-related group in terms of identity, activities and interests. Focusing on Miss Modern, a successful monthly ... More


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