Journal - Vol. 1 (Fall, 2008)

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Reception: texts, readers, audiences, history

Table of Contents


  1. John Frow is Chair of English Language and Literature at the University of Melbourne. His recent publications include Genre (2005); Accounting for Tastes: Australian Everyday Cultures (with Tony Bennett and Michael Emmison, 1999); and Time and Commodity Culture: Essays in Cultural Theory and Postmodernity (1997).

  2. Patrocinio P. Schweikart is Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Purdue University. She has published Toward a Feminist Theory of Reading and the co-edited volumes Gender and Reading and, most recently, Reading Sites: Social Difference and Reader Response.

  3. Janet Staiger is William P. Hobby Centennial Professor in Communication and Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Her recent publications include Media Reception Studies (2005), Perverse Spectators: The Practices of Film Reception (2000), Blockbuster TV: Must-See Sitcoms in the Network Era (2000).

  4. Ildiko Olasz is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of Languages and Literature at Ferris State University.

  5. Catherine Gomes is a lecturer on Asian Media and Culture in the School of Applied Communication, RMIT University, Melbourne

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