The Global Village Revisited
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The Global Village Revisited : Art, Politics, and Television Talk Shows

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In The Global Village Re-visited: Art, Politics, and Television Talk Shows, Kathleen Dixon explores three case studies from Belgium, Bulgaria, and the United States, and reveals how these cases interanimate to produces a new view of the talk show as a global phenomenon, and as a negotiation among the forces of late capitalism, the unnamed but still palpable audience, and the individual rhetors, artists, and technicians who make the shows.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 148 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 362.87g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0739123408
  • 9780739123409

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In The Global Village Re-visited, Kathleen Dixon deftly interrogates taken-for-granted ideas around the public sphere and the global village. Most importantly, the implicit assumption that cultural transfer only flows from the United States outward is challenged here with intriguing examples from Belgium and Bulgaria. As such, the book reminds us that media and discourses circulate in ways that require vigilant attention to production, distribution, and consumption. -- Kimberly Springer, King's College Londonshow more

About Kathleen Dixon

Kathleen Dixon is professor of English at the University of North Dakota.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Jan Publiek of Belgium: Flemish Finale Chapter 3. Showto Na Slavi of Bulgaria: Vox Populi Chapter 4. The Oprah Winfrey Show of the United States:Melodramatic Citizen Chapter 5. Conclusionshow more