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Introduction

Charlotte Brunsdon

in The Feminist, the Housewife, and the Soap Opera

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159803
eISBN:
9780191673702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159803.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to trace the development of British and U.S. feminist television criticism through a study of the soap opera during the period ... More


The Feminist, the Housewife, and the Soap Opera

Charlotte Brunsdon

in The Feminist, the Housewife, and the Soap Opera

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159803
eISBN:
9780191673702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159803.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on feminist television criticism of soap opera in the U.S. and Great Britain during the period from 1975 to 1986. The results reveal how the ... More


The Bad Sixties: Hollywood Memories of the Counterculture, Antiwar, and Black Power Movements

Kristen Hoerl

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817235
eISBN:
9781496817273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817235.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Over the past four decades, a wide range of Hollywood films and television programs have referenced events and individuals associated with the 1960s counterculture, anti-war, and Black Power ... More


Feminising Television: the Mother Role in Six Feet Under (HBO 2001–6) and Brothers & Sisters (ABC 2006-)

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/9780748624171.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter consider how the mother figure in two television programmes, Brothers and Sisters and Sex Feet Under, is used to draw out emotional and intimate details from the ensemble cast. The ... More


Selective Amnesia in Hollywood’s Imagined Sixties

Kristen Hoerl

in The Bad Sixties: Hollywood Memories of the Counterculture, Antiwar, and Black Power Movements

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817235
eISBN:
9781496817273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817235.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter introduces this book’s central contention that Hollywood film and television have taught audiences that capitalism and the traditional family have triumphed over Sixties-era resistance ... More


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