Franklin

Comic visions : television comedy and American culture / David Marc.

Author/Creator:
Marc, David.
Publication:
Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1997.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 219 p. ; 23 cm.
Edition:
2nd ed.
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Subjects:
Television comedies -- United States.
Popular culture -- United States.
Contents:
Foreword / by Ken Tucker
What's so funny about America?
Waking up to television: a garden in the machine
The making of the sitcom, 1961
Planet Earth to sitcom, Planet Earth to sitcom
The sitcom at literate peak: post-Vietnam refinements of mass consciousness
Demographic fantasies of the Reagan era
Friends of the family.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-208 and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Sabin W. Colton, Jr., Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Sabin W. Colton, Jr., Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
157718002X
9781577180029
1577180038 (pbk.)
9781577180036 (pbk.)
OCLC:
36386647