Consuming Pleasures: Active Audiences and Serial Fictions from Dickens to Soap Opera

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University Press of Kentucky, Jan 1, 1997 - Social Science - 228 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Mutual Friends The Development of the Mass Serial
21
Terrys Expert Readers The Rise of the Continuity Comic
84
The Future of the Serial Form
135
Notes
197
Bibliography
207
Index
216
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