Reading The Sopranos: Hit TV from HBO
I.B.Tauris, Mar 16, 2006 - Performing Arts - 260 pages
The Sopranos has rewritten the rules of television drama and changed attitudes toward television itself. Topics explored include the extraordinary characterization of Tony Soprano; racism; dreams; Dr. Melfi as narratee; Carmela as a feminist; Italian-American womanhood; mafia theatrics; use and abuse of family values and feudal codes; the HBO brand; food's role on the show; and more. The book features Lavery's comprehensive guide to the show's intertextual moments and allusions, a timeline, and character and episode guides.
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The Sopranos is not only one of cable television's biggest hits of all time, it is also among the first original programs from a premium cable network to gain worldwide attention. This highly ... Read full review
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