Allen, Robert C. (Edited by): TO BE CONTINUED . . . Soap Operas Around the World
Book Number: 008809
Routledge London 1995 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall ix, + 398pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn, and sunned on spine and front panel. " . . . explores the world's most popular form of television drama, the soap opera. From Denver to Delhi, Moscow to Manchester, audiences eagerly await the next episode of 'As the World Turns', 'The Rich Also Weep', or 'EastEnders". But the popularity of soap operas in Britain and the USA pales in comparison to the role they play in media cultures in other parts of the world . . . presents the first scholarly examination of soap opera as global media phenomenon." Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 18 chapters, Select Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 730g.