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Teen television : essays on programming and fandom / edited by Sharon Marie Ross and Louisa Ellen Stein.

Publication:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2008.
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viii, 251 p. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Television programs for youth -- United States.
Television and teenagers -- United States.
Summary:
"This essay collection explores "teen TV" in the U.S., describing the meanings and manifestations of this category of programming from a variety of perspectives. It views teen TV through an industrial perspective, focuses on popular programs from a cultural context, and explores the cultures of reception through which teens have become authors of the teenage experience"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
TV teen club : teen TV as safe harbor / Jeff Martin
Teen television and the WB television network / Valerie Wee
Defining teen culture : the N network / Sharon Marie Ross
Rocking prime time : gender, the WB, and teen culture / Ben Aslinger
"Normal is the watchword" : exiling cultural anxieties and redefining desire from the margins / Caralyn Bolte
Riding the third wave : the multiple feminisms of Gilmore girls / Francesca Gamber
"That girl of yours-she's pretty hardboiled, huh?" : detecting feminism in Veronica Mars / Andrea Braithwaite
The portrait of an artist as a young fan : consumption and queer inspiration in Six feet under / Barbara Brickman
"They stole me" : the O.C., masculinity, and the strategies of teen TV / Sue Turnbull
Fashion sleuths and aerie girls : Veronica Mars' fan forums and network strategies of fan address / Jennifer Gillan
The adventures of a repressed farm boy and the billionaire who loves him : queer spectatorship in Smallville fandom / Melanie E.S. Kohnen
Pushing at the margins : teenage angst in teen TV and audience response / Louisa Ellen Stein.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Ross, Sharon Marie.
Stein, Louisa Ellen.
ISBN:
9780786435890 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786435895 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
173241124