Daytime Television Gameshows and the Celebration of Merchandise: The Price Is Right Morris B. Holbrook

ISBN: 9780879726218

Published: January 1st 1993

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136 pages


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Daytime Television Gameshows and the Celebration of Merchandise: The Price Is Right  by  Morris B. Holbrook

Daytime Television Gameshows and the Celebration of Merchandise: The Price Is Right by Morris B. Holbrook
January 1st 1993 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 136 pages | ISBN: 9780879726218 | 8.44 Mb

A neglected genre that promises to shed light on the culture of consumption appears in the form of the daytime television game shows whose hegemonic message seems to convey and to justify a widespread obeisance to the mandate of materialism. A closeMoreA neglected genre that promises to shed light on the culture of consumption appears in the form of the daytime television game shows whose hegemonic message seems to convey and to justify a widespread obeisance to the mandate of materialism.

A close analysis of the longest running game show, The Price Is Right, suggests that all facets of this program combine to reinforce its central meaning as a ritualistic validation of consumption-oriented greed.



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