The Resource Consuming pleasures : active audiences and serial fictions from Dickens to soap opera, Jennifer Hayward

Consuming pleasures : active audiences and serial fictions from Dickens to soap opera, Jennifer Hayward

Label
Consuming pleasures : active audiences and serial fictions from Dickens to soap opera
Title
Consuming pleasures
Title remainder
active audiences and serial fictions from Dickens to soap opera
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Hayward
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""To be continued ... "" Whether these words fall at a season-ending episode of Star Trek or a TV commercial flirtation between coffee-loving neighbors, true fans find them impossible to resist. Ever since the 1830s, when Charles Dickens's Pickwick Papers enticed a mass market for fiction, the serial has been a popular means of snaring avid audiences. Jennifer Hayward establishes serial fiction as a distinct genre -- one defined by the activities of its audience rather than by the formal qualities of the text. Ranging from installment novels, mysteries, and detective fiction of the 1800s to t
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
791.45/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1992.8.S4
LC item number
.H39 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Consuming pleasures : active audiences and serial fictions from Dickens to soap opera, Jennifer Hayward
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Mutual Friends: The Development of the Mass Serial; Nineteenth-Century Readers of Serial Fiction; Case Study: Our Mutual Friend; Reviewers as Readers; ""There was no such thing as I"": The Narrative Preoccupations of Serial Fiction; 2 Terry's Expert Readers: The Rise of the Continuity Comic; ""Streamline your mind"": Comic Strip Production in the Age of Ford and Taylor; Case Study: Terry and the Pirates; Active Readers and Comic Agendas; Comic Ideologies: Pinup Girls and ""Screwy Chinese""; The Decline of the Serial Strip
  • 3 The Future of the Serial FormAudiences and Soap Opera Production; Knowledge and Power: Soap Narrative Strategies; Audiences and Power; Case Study: Redeeming the Rapist; Humor, Irony, and Self-Reflexivity; Tune In Tomorrow; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn903975046
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (239 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813149639
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, tables
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22573/ctt129g4d5
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32147053
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)903975046
  • pebcs0813149630

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
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