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ISBN: 0195065492 / ISBN-13: 9780195065497

Electronic Hearth: Creating an American Television Culture

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  • Electronic Hearth: Creating an American Television Culture (Oxford University Press, USA) – Hardcover (1991)
    by Cecelia Tichi

    Electronic Hearth: Creating an American Television Culture

    Hardcover, Oxford University Press, USA
    1991
    English
    New ed.
    272 pages

    ISBN: 0195065492
    ISBN-13: 9780195065497

    We all talk about the "tube" or "box," as if television were simply another appliance like the refrigerator or toaster oven. But Cecilia Tichi argues that TV is actually an environment--a pervasive screen-world that saturates almost every aspect of modern life. In Electronic Hearth, she looks at how that environment evolved, and how it, in turn, has shaped the American experience. Tichi explores almost fifty years of writing about television--in novels, cartoons, journalism, advertising, and critical books and articles--to ... Show more

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