The Movie of the Week by Elayne Rapping
Private Stories/Public Events (American Culture)

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The purpose of this book is to help viewers appreciate, from an informed and critical perspective, how TV movies work--for good and ill--and to themselves a active viewers who, in watching a movie of the week, are participating in an important public event that calls upon them to make judgments and perhaps even, as a result of viewing, considering, and discussing, to act upon those judgments.

About Elayne Rapping

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Elayne Rapping is a Professor of Women's Studies and Media Studies at SUNY Buffalo and a nationally known media critic and analyst, whose work has appeared in "The Village Voice", "Newsday", "The Nation", "Cineaste", and other publications. Her recent books include "Media-tions: Forays into the Culture and Gender Wars" and "The Culture of Recovery: Making Sense of the Self-Help movement in Women's Lives". She lives in Buffalo and Manhattan.
Published September 1, 1992 by University of Minnesota Press. 162 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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Made-for-television movies, Rapping argues cogently and thoughtfully, probe serious issues better than most other TV genres.

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