9780415450454

Queer TV: Theories, Histories, Politics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415450454

  • ISBN10:

    0415450454

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-01-16
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Queer TV: Theories, Histories, Politics is the first book to explore television in all its scope and complexity - its industry, production, texts, audiences, pleasures and politics - in relation to queerness. With contributions from distinguished authors working in film/television studies and the study of gender/sexuality, it offers a unique contribution to both disciplines.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Approaches/Theories
The Epistemology of the Console (expanded reprint; this essay was first published in the journal Critical Inquiry in 2001)
Towards Queer Television Theory: Small Screens and Bigger Pictures
Pedagogies of the Televisual
Histories/Historicizations
Tell Me If You Can: Masculinity and Queer (In)Visibility in American Network Television of the 1970s
Straight But Not Narrow: Queer TV After the Gay 90s
On the Gendering of Television
The Familial Primal Scene of American TV
Audiences/Receptions/Consumptions
Cruising the Channels: The Queerness of Zapping
Playful Address and the Queering of Interactivity
Kath, Kim and Kylie: Australian TVs Queer Connections
Something for Everyone: Lesbian and Gay Magazine Programming on British Television, 1989-1999
Aesthetics/Forms/Pleasures
Hearing Queerly: Televisions Dissident Sonics
Lost Television and the Projection of Desire
Queerness and Lifestyle Television
Queering Victoriana: TV Adaptations of Sarah Waters Novels
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