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"Something on My Own": Gertrude Berg and American Broadcasting, 1929-1956

"Something on My Own"

Gertrude Berg and American Broadcasting, 1929-1956

Syracuse University Press (2015)
AU$40.47

In 1929 "The Goldbergs" debuted on the air, introducing Gertrude Berg -- and her radio alter ego,...

Watching TV with a Linguist
Syracuse University Press (2016)
AU$56.69

In Watching TV with a Linguist , Fägersten challenges the conventional view of television as...

Bigger than Ben-Hur: The Book, Its Adaptations, and Their Audiences

Bigger than Ben-Hur

The Book, Its Adaptations, and Their Audiences

Barbara Ryan, Milette Shamir and 10 more...
Syracuse University Press (2016)
AU$56.69

First published in 1880, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ became a best-seller. The popular novel...

Captain America, Masculinity, and Violence: The Evolution of a National Icon
Syracuse University Press (2015)
AU$48.58

Since 1940, Captain America has battled his enemies in the name of American values, and as those...

King of the Half Hour: Nat Hiken and the Golden Age of TV Comedy

King of the Half Hour

Nat Hiken and the Golden Age of TV Comedy

Syracuse University Press (2015)
AU$48.58

Regarded by his contemporaries as one of television’s premier comedy creators, Nat Hiken was the...

Black Male Frames: African Americans in a Century of Hollywood Cinema, 1903-2003

Black Male Frames

African Americans in a Century of Hollywood Cinema, 1903-2003

Syracuse University Press (2015)
AU$32.36

Black Male Frames charts the development and shifting popularity of two stereotypes of black...

Reading Joss Whedon
Syracuse University Press (2014)
AU$48.58

In an age when geek chic has come to define mainstream pop culture, few writers and producers...

TV on Strike: Why Hollywood Went To War Over the Internet

TV on Strike

Why Hollywood Went To War Over the Internet

Syracuse University Press (2013)
AU$48.58

On November 9, 2007, the Avenue of the Stars, a six-lane concourse that runs through the most...

Interrogating The Shield
Syracuse University Press (2012)
AU$48.58

When The Shield first appeared on US television in March 2002, it broke ratings records with the...

Inside the TV Writer's Room: Practical Advice For Succeeding in Television

Inside the TV Writer's Room

Practical Advice For Succeeding in Television

Syracuse University Press (2010)
AU$40.47

Aspiring writers often ask how they can break into the television writing business. Meyers believes...