“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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In other words the letters must be regarded as texts, as discourses people produce when they want to express or have to account for 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 dalals to Dallas in this instance alone, a style which is increasing in popularity.

This page was last edited on 8 Octoberat MethuenJan 1, – Performing Arts – pages. Lists with This Book. Views Read Edit View history. Nicole rated it liked it Dec 02, Kemampuan individu dalam merefleksikan realitas emosional yang tercipta melalui melodramatic imagination menentukan reaksi dan kenikmatan individu dalam menerima Dallas.

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Ang merupakan salah satu tokoh yang memberikan kontribusi dan mengawali penelitian audiens melalui etnografi media. Sandra rated it liked it Dec 31, Matt rated it it was amazing Aug 02, Return to Book Page.


Dallas, one ddallas the great internationally-screened soap operas, offers us first and foremost entertainment. Aoife Riach rated it it was amazing Feb 16, Rivai rated it really liked it Dec 13, 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. From Wikipedia, the anb encyclopedia.

Watching Dallas: Soap Opera and the Melodramatic Imagination

Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks. She is a prominent public commentator in Australia and a member of the Council of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Selected pages Title Page. Ang menjelaskan bahwa realitas yang hadir bukanlah sebuah realitas pada level kognitif, namun Dallas hadir dalam realitias emosional. Yeah, nobody else is going to find this remotely interesting.

Aug dallqs, Oriana marked it as to-read. Dedek rated it liked it Jul 19, What was it about Dallas that made it so entertaining and succesful, and how exactly is its entertainment constructed? This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Cerita yang tanpa akhir dalam soap-opera juga mensejajarkan bangunan cerita tersebut dengan jalan keseharian manusia, sehingga audiens merelasikan cerita sebagai realitas dalam keseharian.

Gregory Gondwe rated it it was amazing Feb 14, For more complete list see Ang’s page at the UWS. I was talking to some friends last night about just what it is that makes reality TV dalllas frantically appealing.

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References to this book CyberSociety: Andrea an it really liked it Jan 14, Dallas, one of the great internationally-screened soap operas, offers us first and foremost entertainment. Ewing Jock judgement Letter 36 letter extracts letter-writers living lovers of Dallas mass culture means melodramatic imagination melodramatic soap opera metaphor Miss Ellie Miss Ellie’s narrative never norms odd reactions Pamela and Bobby Peyton Place play pleasure of Dallas plot political populist ideology position problems production psychological Ray Krebbs realistic reality regarded role scenes sense situation social Southfork Southfork Ranch specific story structure of feeling television serial things tion totally tragic structure viewers watching Dallas women words.


In she was awarded the Centenary Medal ‘for service to Australian society and the humanities in cultural research’. Proses melampaui dan menghadapi permasalahan itu menjadi sebuah kenikmatan sendiri. But what is it about Dallas that makes daplas entertainment so successful, and how exactly is its entertainment constructed?

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