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Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Kendall R. Phillips

Revisiting a televised narrative that focused not on the monster, but on the monster hunter.

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Available August 2022
ISBN: 9780814349045
$19.99
eBOOK
Available August 2022
ISBN: 9780814349052

The Good Place

Erin Giannini

A light take on the darkly comic show The Good Place and its lasting impact on American television culture.

Paperback
Available August 2022
ISBN: 9780814348659
$19.99
eBOOK
Available August 2022
ISBN: 9780814348666

American Television during a Television Presidency

Edited by Karen McNally

Explores the ways television documents, satirizes, and critiques the political era of the Trump presidency.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: April 2022
ISBN: 9780814349366
$94.99
Paperback
Published: April 2022
ISBN: 9780814349359
$36.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2022
ISBN: 9780814349373

The Outer Limits

Joanne Morreale

Provides a history and criticism of an important disrupting force in early science-fiction television programming.

Paperback
Published: April 2022
ISBN: 9780814347454
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2022
ISBN: 9780814347461

Woman Up

Invoking Feminism in Quality Television

Julia Havas

Critically analyzes the discursive relationship between cultural value and popular feminism in American television.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: March 2022
ISBN: 9780814346556
$94.99
Paperback
Published: March 2022
ISBN: 9780814346563
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2022
ISBN: 9780814346570

The Americans

Linda Mizejewski

Explores The Americans as a groundbreaking series that brilliantly merged the spy genre and domestic melodrama.

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Published: March 2022
ISBN: 9780814347430
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2022
ISBN: 9780814347447

Hawaii Five-O

Brian Faucette

A lively examination of the classic 1960s American crime show.

Paperback
Published: February 2022
ISBN: 9780814344323
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2022
ISBN: 9780814344330

Breaking Bad

Christopher Sharrett

Captivating analysis of the acclaimed TV series and its portrait of societal decline.

Paperback
Published: October 2021
ISBN: 9780814342565
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2021
ISBN: 9780814342558

Homicide: Life on the Street

Lisa Doris Alexander

Analysis of race, racism, and the criminal justice system on Homicide: Life on the Street.

Paperback
Published: September 2021
ISBN: 9780814348673
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2021
ISBN: 9780814348680

Batman: The Animated Series

Joe Sutliff Sanders

A deep dive into the wildly successful 1990s animated series Batman.

Paperback
Published: April 2021
ISBN: 9780814345405
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2021
ISBN: 9780814345412

The Golden Girls

Kate Browne

A feminist approach to America’s four best friends.

Paperback
Published: May 2020
ISBN: 9780814345641
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2020
ISBN: 9780814345658

Twin Peaks

Julie Grossman and Will Scheibel

Examines Twin Peaks’s history and representations of female trauma and agency.

Paperback
Published: February 2020
ISBN: 9780814346228
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2020
ISBN: 9780814346235

The Twilight Zone

Barry Keith Grant

Fascinating overview and analysis of Rod Serling’s original The Twilight Zone.

Paperback
Published: February 2020
ISBN: 9780814345788
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2020
ISBN: 9780814345795

Treme

Jaimey Fisher

Explores the urban context of post-Katrina New Orleans with which the TV show engages.

Paperback
Published: November 2019
ISBN: 9780814341513
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: November 2019
ISBN: 9780814341520

Birth of the Binge

Serial TV and the End of Leisure

Dennis Broe

A deep-dive into the practice and execution of contemporary television viewing.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345979
$82.99
Paperback
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345269
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345276

Queer Mexico

Cinema and Television since 2000

Paul Julian Smith

Explores the rich and varied LGBT cinema and television of Mexico since the new millennium.

Paperback
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814342749
$35.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814342756

The Killing

John Alberti

Examines a landmark television series in its feminist rewriting of the noir police procedural.

Paperback
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814342121
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814342138

The X-Files

Theresa L. Geller

A social and cultural analysis of The X-Files focusing on the genres the program employed in its interrogation of American history, politics, and identity.

Paperback
Published: December 2016
ISBN: 9780814339428
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2016
ISBN: 9780814339435

The Dick Van Dyke Show

Joanne Morreale

Considers the influence of The Dick Van Dyke Show on television sitcom history.

Paperback
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814340318
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814340325

Father Knows Best

Mary R. Desjardins

A historical and analytical examination of the iconic 1950s television and radio family sitcom.

Paperback
Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339473
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339480

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