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Title The Oprah affect : critical essays on Oprah's book club / edited by Cecilia Konchar Farr and Jaime Harker.

Publication Info. Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, [2008]


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Description 1 online resource (ix, 347 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Jaime Harker and Cecilia Konchar Farr -- Oprah in the public library / Juliette Wells and Virginia Wells -- Talking readers / Cecilia Konchar Farr -- Reading religiously : the ritual practices of Oprah's book club / Katherine Lofton -- The romance of reading like Oprah / Yung-Hsing Wu -- Oprah's book selections : teleliterature for the Oprah Winfrey Show / Mark Hall -- Resisting Paradise : Toni Morrison, Oprah Winfrey, and the middlebrow audience / Michael Perry -- Oprah's book club and the politics of cross-racial empathy / Kimberly Chabot Davis -- Beware the furrow of the middlebrow : searching for Paradise on the Oprah Winfrey show / Timothy Aubry -- "Did Isabel Allende write this book for me?" : Oprah's book club reads Daughter of fortune / Ana Patricia Rodríquez -- The trouble with happy endings : conflicting narratives in Oprah's book club / Kelley Penfield Lewis -- Your book changed my life : everyday literary criticism and Oprah's book club / Kate Douglas -- Correcting Oprah : Jonathan Franzen and the uses of literature in the therapeutic age / Kevin Quirk -- The way we read now : Oprah Winfrey, intellectuals, and democracy / Simon Stow -- Everything old is new again : Oprah's book club returns with the classics / Kathleen Rooney -- Afterward : Oprah, James Frey, and the problem of the literary / Jaime Harker.
Note Print version record.
Subject Winfrey, Oprah -- Influence.
Oprah Winfrey show (Television program)
Winfrey, Oprah.
Winfrey, Oprah. (OCoLC)fst00198292
Oprah Winfrey show (Television program) (OCoLC)fst01772977
Book clubs (Discussion groups) -- United States.
Books and reading -- United States.
Literature and society -- United States.
EDUCATION -- Adult & Continuing Education.
EDUCATION -- Non-Formal Education.
Book clubs (Discussion groups) (OCoLC)fst00836131
Books and reading. (OCoLC)fst00836454
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) (OCoLC)fst00972484
Literature and society. (OCoLC)fst01000096
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Farr, Cecilia Konchar, 1958-
Harker, Jaime.
Other Form: Print version: Oprah affect. Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, ©2008 9780791476154 0791476154 (DLC) 2008000120 (OCoLC)190875047
ISBN 9781435686922 (electronic bk.)
1435686926 (electronic bk.)
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