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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The volume considers not only how the media portrayed suburban family life, but also how both middle-class ideals and a perceived division between private and public worlds helped to shape the visual forms, storytelling practices, and reception of postwar media and consumer culture.

This will subscribe you to all of our newsletters, announcements, and promotional content. In the Library Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card. An Environmental History since This technique reinserted women into the history of television in terms of their ‘subjective experiences and the way those thee might, in turn, have affected industry output and policies’ 5. The book is suitable for classes that delve into visual media and popular culture.

Spigel has published three dreamhousee works — Make Room for TV: She sees the complexity of lyn culture where others have tended to see formula and repetition. Sign up for Subject Matters email updates to receive discounts, new book announcements, and more.


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Catalogue Persistent Identifier https: Remarkable for the integration of race, gender, and class into the analysis. While other cultural critics do this, few combine the two as well. By asking how the medium establishes the terms for these wpigel, Spigel entertains the possibility of television as a vehicle for empowerment and freedom in a world dominated by media conglomerates.

Dooley, Journalism rhe Mass Communication Quarterly “The complex and unusual linkages made in this collection expertly manage to work gender into the analysis in profound ways, going far beyond a simple ‘images of women’ or ‘gendered genre’ approach.

Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Title of the journal article or book chapter and title of journal or title of book 3. She tweaks received wisdom about toy collectors as geeks by arguing that Barbie—a doll whose popularity would not be possible without television—has found a considerable place in the feminist, queer, and artistic imaginations.

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Try again hhe cancel this request. Don’t have an account? Its accessible language and historical scope make it ideal for classroom use. Your Friend’s First Name: 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 purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.


WELCOME TO THE DREAMHOUSE: Popular Media and Postwar Suburbs

You do not currently have access to this article. Spigel was a co-editor of the feminist media journal Camera Obscura for ten years and is one of the founders of the Console-ing Passions conference, a biannual international conference on feminism, television, audio and video.

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