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Title Adventures in Shondaland : Identity Politics and the Power of Representation / Rachel Alicia Griffin, Michaela D.E. Meyer.

Publication Info. New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, [2018]


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Description 1 online resource : 5 tables
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Contents Frontmatter -- CONTENTS -- Introduction: Riding Shondaland's Rollercoasters: Critical Cultural Television Studies in the 21st Century / Meyer, Michaela D. E. / Griffin, Rachel Alicia -- Part I: Quality television's cultural dominance: the auteur comes to television studies -- 1. Trauma, Spin, and Murder: The Carnival Spectacle in Shondaland / Jones, Richard G. / Vajjala, Emily -- 2. Wounded Detachments, Differential Alliances: Beyond Identity and Telos in Shondaland's Heterotopia / Mcalister, Joan Faber -- 3. Abortion in Shondaland: Daring Departures from Oppressive Industry Conventions / Furgerson, Jessica L. -- 4. Soundtracking Shondaland: Televisual Identity Mapped through Music / Billinson, Jennifer / Meyer, Michaela D. E. -- Part II: Shondaland's paradoxical identity politics and the fantastical "post" -- 5. Race (Lost and Found) in Shondaland: The Rise of Multiculturalism in Prime-Time Network Television / Petermon, Jade -- 6. Emb(Race)ing Visibility: Callie Torres's (Im)Perfect Operation of Bisexuality on Grey's Anatomy / Abdi, Shadee / Calafell, Bernadette Marie -- 7. The Problematics of Postracial Colorblindness: Exploring Cristina Yang's Asianness in Grey's Anatomy / Young, Stephanie L. / Pham, Vincent -- 8. Interracial Intimacies: From Shondaland to the Postracial Promised Land / Washington, Myra / Harris, Tina M. -- Part III: Consumption, ethics, and morality: shondaland fandom as cultural meaning making -- 9. #BlackLivesMatter on Scandal: Analyzing Divergent Fan Reactions to "The Lawn Chair" Episode / Orbe, Mark P. -- 10. Blurring Production Boundaries with Fan Empowerment: Scandal as Social Television / Ingram-Waters, Mary / Balderas, Leslie -- 11. Media Criticism and Morality Policing on Twitter: Fan Responses to How to Get Away with Murder / Ames, Melissa -- 12. Dying for the Next Episode: Living and Working within Shondaland's Medical Universe / Swenson, Sean -- Notes on Contributors -- Index
Summary Shonda Rhimes is one of the most powerful players in contemporary American network television. Beginning with her break-out hit series Grey's Anatomy, she has successfully debuted Private Practice, Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder, The Catch, For The People, and Station 19. Rhimes's work is attentive to identity politics, "post-" identity politics, power, and representation, addressing innumerable societal issues. Rhimes intentionally addresses these issues with diverse characters and story lines that center, for example, on interracial friendships and relationships, LGBTIQ relationships and parenting, the impact of disability on familial and work dynamics, and complex representations of womanhood. This volume serves as a means to theorize Rhimes's contributions and influence by inspiring provocative conversations about television as a deeply politicized institution and exploring how Rhimes fits into the implications of twenty-first century television.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 04. Sep 2019).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language In English.
Subject Rhimes, Shonda -- Criticism and interpretation.
ShondaLand (Firm) -- History.
Rhimes, Shonda. (OCoLC)fst01935648
Women television producers and directors -- United States.
African American television producers and directors.
African American women screenwriters.
Television broadcasting -- Social aspects -- United States.
African American television producers and directors. (OCoLC)fst00799415
African American women screenwriters. (OCoLC)fst00799523
Television broadcasting -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01146764
Women television producers and directors. (OCoLC)fst01178614
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Abdi, Shadee.
Ames, Melissa, 1978-
Balderas, Leslie.
Billinson, Jennifer.
Calafell, Bernadette.
Furgerson, Jessica L.
Griffin, Rachel Alicia, editor.
Griffin, Rachel Alicia.
Harris, Tina.
Ingram-Waters, Mary.
Jones, Richard G.
Faber McAlister, Joan.
Meyer, Michaela D. E.
Meyer, Michaela D. E., editor.
Orbe, Mark P.
Petermon, Jade.
Pham, Vincent.
Swenson, Sean.
Vajjala, Emily.
Washington, Myra.
Young, Stephanie.
Other Form: Print version: Adventures in ShondaLand. New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2018] 9780813596327 (DLC) 2018004645 (OCoLC)1029094999
ISBN 9780813596334 (electronic book)
0813596335 (electronic book)
Standard No. 10.36019/9780813596358 doi
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