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The Resource The essential Sopranos reader, edited by David Lavery, Douglas L. Howard, and Paul Levinson ; foreword by David Bianculli

The essential Sopranos reader, edited by David Lavery, Douglas L. Howard, and Paul Levinson ; foreword by David Bianculli

Label
The essential Sopranos reader
Title
The essential Sopranos reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Lavery, Douglas L. Howard, and Paul Levinson ; foreword by David Bianculli
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Sopranos is recognized as the most successful cable series in the history of television. The Washington Post has called the popular series, winner of twenty-one Emmys and five Golden Globes, "the television landmark that leaves other landmarks in the dust." In every aspect-narrative structure, visual artistry, writing, intertextuality, ensemble acting, controversial themes, dark humor, and unflinching examinations of American life-The Sopranos has had few equals. Offering a definitive final assessment of the series, The Essential Sopranos Reader aims to comprehensively examine the show's th
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lavery, David
  • Howard, Douglas L.
  • Levinson, Paul
Series statement
Essential readers in contemporary media and culture
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  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
Label
The essential Sopranos reader, edited by David Lavery, Douglas L. Howard, and Paul Levinson ; foreword by David Bianculli
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The Sopranos, David Chase, HBO, and television. The Sopranos as tipping point in the second coming of HBO / Gary R. Edgerton -- From made men to Mad men: what Matthew Weiner learned from David Chase / David Lavery -- The Sopranos: if nothing Is real, you have overpaid for your carpet / Martha P. Nochimson -- Author(iz)ing Chase / Robin Nelson -- Characters. "Half a wiseguy": Paulie Walnuts, meet Tom Stoppard / Paul Wright -- Christopher, Osama, and A.J.: contemporary narcissism and terrorism in The Sopranos / Jason Jacobs -- "When it comes to daughters, all bets are off": the seductive father-daughter relationship of Tony and Meadow Soprano / Marisa Carroll -- Gendering The Sopranos. "Blabbermouth cunts", or, speaking in tongues: narrative crises for women in The Sopranos and feminist dilemmas / Kim Akass and Janet McCabe -- Honoring the social compact: the last temptation of Melfi / Nancy McGuire Roche -- A "finook" in the crew: Vito Spatafore, The Sopranos, and the queering of the Mafia genre / George De Stefano -- Cinematic Concerns. The producers: the dangers of filmmaking in The Sopranos / Cameron Golden -- Comfortably numb? The Sopranos, new brutalism, and the last temptation of Chris / Glen Creeber -- -- dreams and therapy. fishes and football coaches: the narrative necessity of dreams in the sopranos / Cynthia Burkhead -- From here to InFinnerty: Tony Soprano and the American Way / Terri Carney -- "Whatever Happened to Stop and Smell the Roses?": The Sopranos as anti-therapeutic narrative / David Pattie -- Ethnic and Social Concerns. Mangia Mafia! food, punishment, and cultural identity in The Sopranos / Michael M. Grynbaum -- The guinea as tragic hero: the complex representation of Italian Americans in The Sopranos / Frank P. Tomasulo -- "All Caucasians look alike": dreams of whiteness at the end of The Sopranos / Christopher Kocela -- Images of justice and The Sopranos. Representations of law and justice in The Sopranos: an introduction / Barbara Villez -- Lawyer-client relations as seen in The Sopranos / James M. Keneally -- "This isn't a negotiation": "getting to yes" with Tony Soprano / Sharon Sutherland and Sarah Swan -- The price of stereotype: the representation of the Mafia in Italy and the United States in The Sopranos / Antonio Ingroia -- The image of justice in The Sopranos / Fabio Licata -- Narrative and intertextuality. "Funny about God, and fate, and shit like that": the imminent unexpected in The Sopranos / Robert Piluso -- The Sopranos and history / Albert Auster -- Silence in The Sopranos / Steven Peacock -- Cut to black: the finale and the Sopranos legacy. "What's different between you and me": Carmela, the audience, and the end / Joseph S. Walker -- Unpredictable but inevitable: that last scene / -- Maurice yacowar -- no justice for all: the fbi, cut to black, and david chase's final hit / Douglas L. Howard -- The Sopranos and the closure junkies / Paul Levinson -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix a: characters -- Appendix b: episode guide
Control code
ocn739713784
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 392 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283135504
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2hfj6r
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)739713784
Label
The essential Sopranos reader, edited by David Lavery, Douglas L. Howard, and Paul Levinson ; foreword by David Bianculli
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The Sopranos, David Chase, HBO, and television. The Sopranos as tipping point in the second coming of HBO / Gary R. Edgerton -- From made men to Mad men: what Matthew Weiner learned from David Chase / David Lavery -- The Sopranos: if nothing Is real, you have overpaid for your carpet / Martha P. Nochimson -- Author(iz)ing Chase / Robin Nelson -- Characters. "Half a wiseguy": Paulie Walnuts, meet Tom Stoppard / Paul Wright -- Christopher, Osama, and A.J.: contemporary narcissism and terrorism in The Sopranos / Jason Jacobs -- "When it comes to daughters, all bets are off": the seductive father-daughter relationship of Tony and Meadow Soprano / Marisa Carroll -- Gendering The Sopranos. "Blabbermouth cunts", or, speaking in tongues: narrative crises for women in The Sopranos and feminist dilemmas / Kim Akass and Janet McCabe -- Honoring the social compact: the last temptation of Melfi / Nancy McGuire Roche -- A "finook" in the crew: Vito Spatafore, The Sopranos, and the queering of the Mafia genre / George De Stefano -- Cinematic Concerns. The producers: the dangers of filmmaking in The Sopranos / Cameron Golden -- Comfortably numb? The Sopranos, new brutalism, and the last temptation of Chris / Glen Creeber -- -- dreams and therapy. fishes and football coaches: the narrative necessity of dreams in the sopranos / Cynthia Burkhead -- From here to InFinnerty: Tony Soprano and the American Way / Terri Carney -- "Whatever Happened to Stop and Smell the Roses?": The Sopranos as anti-therapeutic narrative / David Pattie -- Ethnic and Social Concerns. Mangia Mafia! food, punishment, and cultural identity in The Sopranos / Michael M. Grynbaum -- The guinea as tragic hero: the complex representation of Italian Americans in The Sopranos / Frank P. Tomasulo -- "All Caucasians look alike": dreams of whiteness at the end of The Sopranos / Christopher Kocela -- Images of justice and The Sopranos. Representations of law and justice in The Sopranos: an introduction / Barbara Villez -- Lawyer-client relations as seen in The Sopranos / James M. Keneally -- "This isn't a negotiation": "getting to yes" with Tony Soprano / Sharon Sutherland and Sarah Swan -- The price of stereotype: the representation of the Mafia in Italy and the United States in The Sopranos / Antonio Ingroia -- The image of justice in The Sopranos / Fabio Licata -- Narrative and intertextuality. "Funny about God, and fate, and shit like that": the imminent unexpected in The Sopranos / Robert Piluso -- The Sopranos and history / Albert Auster -- Silence in The Sopranos / Steven Peacock -- Cut to black: the finale and the Sopranos legacy. "What's different between you and me": Carmela, the audience, and the end / Joseph S. Walker -- Unpredictable but inevitable: that last scene / -- Maurice yacowar -- no justice for all: the fbi, cut to black, and david chase's final hit / Douglas L. Howard -- The Sopranos and the closure junkies / Paul Levinson -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix a: characters -- Appendix b: episode guide
Control code
ocn739713784
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 392 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283135504
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2hfj6r
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)739713784

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