“Watching Dallas” is one of the most classical and important books of cultural Ien Ang did one of the most unconventional ways of audience research: she. Watching Dallas: Soap Opera and the Melodramatic Imagination. Front Cover · Ien Ang. Psychology Press, – Performing Arts – pages. [] Abstract—This audience reception project performs an audience study of the first season of the new Dallas (–14). It draws on Ien Ang’s Watching.

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This page was last edited on 8 Octoberat In wstching words the letters must be regarded as texts, as discourses people produce when they want to express or have to account watchhing their own preference…” [6] Furthermore, Ang does not attempt to generalise or triangulate the cases study to apply it to other cases [7] instead arguing that it was sufficient to illustrate the audience response to Dallas in this instance alone, a style which watchig increasing in popularity.

Anyway, apparently this book was kind of a pioneering study of “reception theory,” or what makes people respond to television and other media in the ways they do. Jasmine rated it really liked it Nov 23, Why do we care so much about that woman who maybe killed her kid or whether Abercrombie paid that guy from Jersey Shore to stop wearing their clothes or who wore what to some unbelievably inane awards show?

Her writing encompasses contemporary Asia and the changing new world dis order, Australia-Asia relations, as well as theoretical and methodological issues. Kristina Habek rated it it was amazing Oct 24, It has nothing to do with international survey or that kind of sociological approach.


Watching Dallas: Soap Opera and the Melodramatic Imagination by Ien Ang

Sandra rated it liked it Dec 31, Ang merupakan salah satu tokoh yang memberikan kontribusi dan mengawali penelitian audiens melalui etnografi media. Watching Dallas is one of the most well-written books and fun to read in the field of cultural studies.

Lists with This Book. Ang relies heavily on the use qualitative case studies to illustrate her research instead of using quantitative methods to analyse audiences as was popular.

I read the previous comment that Watching Dallas is “an international survey”. Aang tidak banyak menyentuh pola kehidupan audiens dalam pengaruh Dallas dan rancu menentukan sudut pandang. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Suzanne rated it it was amazing May 06, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. What was it about Dallas that made it so entertaining and succesful, and how exactly is its entertainment constructed?

References to this book CyberSociety: Refresh and try again. Pascale rated it it was amazing Jun 24, Cemre rated it really liked it May 16, Dallas adalah kehidupan keseharian.

This work was co-authored with Gay Hawkins and Lamia Dabboussy, the Australian Special Broadcasting Service cooperated extensively in the collaboration of this work. Sean rated it liked it Dec 03, She is a prominent public commentator in Australia dallqs a member of the Council of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

Watchign what is it about Dallas that makes that entertainment so successful, and how exactly is its entertainment constructed? Ang menjelaskan dallqs Dallas sebagai program televisi dalam genre soap-opera memiliki struktur narasi yang kompleks dan sedikit berbeda dengan soap-opera lainnya.


Watching Dallas: Soap Opera and the Melodramatic Imagination

In she was awarded the Centenary Medal ‘for service to Australian society and the humanities in cultural research’.

This research argues that a television audience is an internationally diverse group rather than a nationally homogeneous group as was represented in Watching Dallas. wacthing

Kenikmatan yang tercipta dalam menonton televisi tidak semata terletak pada proses menonton itu anf dan peran presepsi praktisi media dalam mengasumsikan apa yang membuat audiens tertarik, namun identifikasi dari sudut pandang penonton yang menjadi essensial. It’s an international survey of Dallas viewing patterns and what people thought, country to country. MethuenJan 1, – Performing Arts – pages. Karen Barclay rated it liked it Aug 09, I read this one for a paper in my media studies class.

Jul 07, Monic rated it really liked it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. User Review – Flag as inappropriate I read the previous comment that Watching Dallas is “an international survey”. She is among the ahg leaders in cultural studies.

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Soap Opera and the Melodramatic Imagination. Pendekatan teori Marxis terhadap kesenangan media massa dan industri budaya sebagai pencipta selera budaya dilihat oleh Ang sebagai pendapat yang bias. Tragedi kehidupan menjadi sebuah kenikmatan tersendiri. I don’t know where that commentator got that idea from?!