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Women and soap opera

a cultural feminist perspective

by Dannielle Blumenthal

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Soap operas -- Social aspects -- United States,
    • Television and women -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [111]-129) and index.

      StatementDannielle Blumenthal.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1992.8.S4 B59 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 136 p. ;
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL672668M
      ISBN 100275960390
      LC Control Number97018721

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Women's soap opera viewing has long been thought of by feminists and nonfeminists as an unproductive waste of time. Blumenthal takes the opposing view, arguing that women's indulgence in these programs is actually liberating.

In overcoming the social opposition to the stigma attached to the feminine content and style, and engaging in soap opera viewing, women celebrate their femininity. "With her book, Dannielle Blumenthal does for daytime soap operas what Janice Radway did for romance novels.

Blumenthal takes a genre that traditionally has been undervalued by society, as well as communication researchers, and shows how soap opera viewing is an empowering activity for by:   Women and Soap Opera book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is the first major study of the role of women in prime time soap /5(5).

Women and Soap Opera is a detailed, thoughtful and wide-ranging analysis which will become a central work in women’s studies and media and cultural studies courses. From the Back Cover This is the first major study of the roles of women in prime time soap by: This is the first major study of the roles of women in prime time soap operas.

In a comparative analysis of British and North American television soaps, Christine Geraghty examines the relationship between the narratives on the screen and the women viewers who make up the traditional soap audience.

Within the structure of many of the most popular soaps, such as Dallas, Dynasty, Coronation. This is the first major study of the roles of women in prime time soap operas. In a comparative analysis of British and North American television soaps, Christine Geraghty examines the relationship between the narratives on the screen and the women viewers who make up the traditional soap the structure of many of the most popular soaps, such as Dallas, Dynasty, Coronation.

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From the Back Cover This is the first major study of the roles of women in prime time soap s: 2. Index Terms- Television, women, soap-operas, popularity, audience. SOAP OPERAS he term "soap opera" was coined by the American press in the s to denote the extraordinarily popular genre of serialized domestic radio dramas, which, byrepresented some 90% of all commercially-sponsored daytime broadcast hours.

Julia Barr is an American actress, most famously for her role playing Brooke English on the soap opera, All My Children. She played the role for over 30 years, first debuting as Brooke in and exiting the show in Barr made special appearances as Brooke, reprising her role in both and.

A soap opera is a radio or television serial dealing especially with domestic situations and frequently characterized by melodrama, ensemble casts and sentimentality. The term "soap opera" originated from radio dramas originally being sponsored by soap manufacturers. BBC Radio's The Archers, first broadcast inis the world's longest-running radio soap opera.

As is the case throughout the book, she addresses not only the soap opera but also sketches the cultural scene in the United States postwar, as technology changed the everyday lives of women.

Irna Phillips (July 1, – Decem ) was an American scriptwriter, screenwriter, casting agent and actress. Known by several publications as the "Queen of the Soaps", she created, produced, and wrote several of the first American daytime radio and television soap a result of creating some of the best known series in the genre, including Guiding Light, As the World Turns.

Read any feminist analysis of soap operas or of rape on the small screen—even now—and you will more than likely find a reference to it. I grew up in the s and ’80s in a household of women who gathered around the TV every weekday afternoon to watch their soaps, so I’ve known the Luke-and-Laura story for as long as I can remember.

Soap operas delay resolution and make anticipation an end in itself, while dialogue also blurs and delays. This type of narrative has been defined by some feminists as feminine narrative and has been used to explain why soap operas attract mainly women.

The term "soap opera" was coined by the Initiating new perspectives, New Delhi, Northern book center. Mass Communication in Media particu larly soap operas into leading women from.

The real-life soap opera behind the publication of Emily Dickinson’s poems Just giving a précis of her book “After Emily: Two Remarkable Women and the Legacy of. The first socially-relevant soap on television, it centers around the lives of the Lords, Buchanans, Cramers, and other residents of Llanview, Pennsylvania.

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Soap opera gives us male definitions of women; soap opera tells us how they relate to each other and to men. With regard to the areas of reproduction (family) and production (work), soap opera's representations of women invite a serious challenge. The soap opera validates relationships: it does not celebrate structures, physical strength, etc.

World of the soap operas may seem silly or even fake, but surely they has their fans. As sport’s entertainment for men, soap operas provide women with what they want, love, hate, friendship, romance, and a lot of other on-screen issues. The question of whether soaps are a positive or negative socially phenomena remain still unsolved.

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The book deals with a specific time period from towhen soaps started airing for the first time on prime time television.