The Queer Fantasies of the American Family Sitcom.
By: Pugh, Tison.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (258 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813591759.Subject(s): Homosexuality and television | Homosexuality on television | Sex role on television | Situation comedies (Television programs)-United States-History and criticism | Television programs-Social aspects-United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Queer Fantasies of the American Family SitcomDDC classification: 791.45/617 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Introduction: TV's Three Queer Fantasies -- Chapter 1: The Queer Times of Leave It to Beaver: Beaver's Present, Ward's Past, and June's Future -- Chapter 2: Queer Innocence and Kitsch Nostalgia in The Brady Bunch -- Chapter 3: No Sex Please, We're African American: The Cosby Show's Queer Fear of Black Sexuality -- Chapter 4: Feminism, Homosexuality, and Blue-Collar Perversity in Roseanne -- Chapter 5: Allegory, Queer Authenticity, and Marketing Tween Sexuality in Hannah Montana -- Chapter 6: Conservative Narratology, Queer Politics, and the Humor of Gay Stereotypes in Modern Family -- Conclusion: Tolstoy Was Wrong -- or, On the Queer Reception of Television's Happy Families -- Acknowledgments -- List of Television Programs -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index -- About the Author.
This book examines the evasive depictions of sexuality in domestic and family-friendly sitcoms. Tison Pugh charts the history of increasing sexual depiction in this genre while also unpacking how sitcoms use sexuality as a source of power, as a kind of camouflage, and as a foundation for family building.
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