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Parody and taste in postwar American television culture

Title
Parody and taste in postwar American television culture [electronic resource] / Ethan Thompson.
ISBN
9780415886383 (hbk.)
0203832930 (Master e-book)
9780203832936 (e-book)
Published
New York : Routledge, 2011.
Physical Description
x, 168 p. : ill.
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Notes
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
March 29, 2019
Series
Routledge advances in television studies ; no. 1.
Routledge advances in television studies ; no. 1
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction : the parodic impulse in the (not-so) fabulous Fifties
The new, sick sense: the mediation of America's health and humor at mid-century
What, me subversive? MAD Magazine and the textual strategies and cultural politics of parody
The parodic sensibility and the sophisticated gaze : nasculinity and taste in Playboy's Penthouse
Ernie Kovacs and the logics of television parody and electronic trickery
Black tie, straightjacket : Oscar Levant's sick life on TV
Conclusion : television for people who hate television?
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