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Art of ConfessionThe Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV

Art of Confession: The Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV

Christopher Grobe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829170
eISBN:
9781479839599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829170.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

What do midcentury “confessional” poets have in common with today’s reality TV stars? An inexplicable urge to make their lives an open book, but also a sense that this book can never be finished. ... More

Death Makes the NewsHow the Media Censor and Display the Dead

Death Makes the News: How the Media Censor and Display the Dead

Jessica M. Fishman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814770757
eISBN:
9780814724361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770757.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Because it is impossible to create an unfiltered mirror to reality, the news media selectively rely on particular pictures and words to shape our understanding of world events. The construction of ... More

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