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Description - A Companion to Television by Janet Wasko

A Companion to Television is a magisterial collection of 31 original essays that charter the field of television studies over the past century * Explores a diverse range of topics and theories that have led to television's current incarnation, and predict its likely future * Covers technology and aesthetics, television's relationship to the state, televisual commerce; texts, representation, genre, internationalism, and audience reception and effects * Essays are by an international group of first-rate scholars For information, news, and content from Blackwell's reference publishing program please visit

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405100946
ISBN-10: 140510094X
Format: Hardback
(252mm x 176mm x mm)
Pages: 648
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Janet Wasko

Janet Wasko is Professor in the School of Communication and Journalism at the University of Oregon. Her many books include Hollywood in the Information Age: Beyond the Silver Screen (1994), Consuming Audiences? Production and Reception in Media Research (1999), Understanding Disney: The Manufacture of Fantasy (2001), and How Hollywood Works (2003).

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