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Title The tube has spoken : reality TV & history / edited by Julie Anne Taddeo and Ken Dvorak.

Published Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.456 TUBE    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  791.456 TUBE    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Film & history.
Film & history (Lexington, Ky.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Deborah A. Carmichael -- Introduction / Julie Anne Taddeo and Ken Dvorak -- Pt. I. Reality TV as Social Experiment -- Citizen Funt: Surveillance as Cold War Entertainment / Fred Nadis -- From Social Experiment to Postmodern Joke: Big Brother and the Progressive Construction of Celebrity / Lee Barron -- From the Kitchen to 10 Downing Street: Jamie's School Dinners and the Politics of Reality Cooking / James Leggott and Tobias Hochscherf -- The Patriotic American Is a Thin American: Fatness and National Identity in The Biggest Loser / Cassandra L. Jones -- Pt. II. Class, Gender, and Reimaging of Family Life -- Disillusionment, Divorce, and the Destruction of the American Dream: An American Family and the Rise of Reality TV / Laurie Rupert and Sayanti Ganguly Puckett -- "The television audience cannot be expected to bear too much reality": The Family and Reality TV / Su Holmes -- Reality TV and the American Family / Leigh H. Edwards -- Shopping, Makeovers, and Nationhood: Reality TV and Women's Programming in Canada / Sarah A. Matheson -- Babes in BonanzaLand: Kid Nation, Commodification, and the Death of Play / Debbie Clare Olson -- Pt. III. Reality TV and the Living History Experiment -- "A Storybook Every Day": Fiction and History in the Channel 4/PBS House Series / Julie Anne Taddeo and Ken Dvorak -- "What about giving us a real version of Australian history?": Identity, Ethics, and Historical Understanding in Reality History TV / Michelle Arrow -- Living History in Documentary Practice: The Making of The Colony / Aurora Scheelings.
Other author Taddeo, Julie Anne.
Dvorak, Ken, 1950-
Subject Reality television programs -- History and criticism.
Reality television programs -- Social aspects.
ISBN 9780813125534 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813125537 (hardcover : alk. paper)