Glued to the Set book.
Glued to the Set book.
Steven D. Stark (born November 21, 1951) is an American author and educator, specializing in. .
Stark is the author of four books, including Glued to the Set: The 60 Television Shows and Events That Made Us Who We Are Today (1997), Writing to Win: The Legal Writer (1999), and Meet the Beatles: A Cultural History of the Band That Shook Youth, Gender, and the World (2005). Early life and career.
Glued to the Set : The 60 Television Shows and Events That Made Us Who We Are Today. This book is not meant to be about the 60 greatest shows ever to appear on television. It is not, in reality, a book about television at all, but rather about sociology
Glued to the Set : The 60 Television Shows and Events That Made Us Who We Are Today. It is not, in reality, a book about television at all, but rather about sociology. It analyzes the impact of television on American life, and, conversely, the impact of American life on television. Bravo to Mr. Stark for writing a book which gives us much more than so many other books do in discussing television. Mr. Stark actually makes us think about its impact. Politics and Culture.
The book's serious premise is kept afloat by Stark's lively prose, and this allows his points to hit home with a force that would be lost in a more academic arena.
The author of Glued to the Set and Writing to Win, he has written extensively for the Boston Globe, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and the Atlantic Monthly. He has been a Beatles fan since he was a boy and the Beatles first hit America on February 7, 1964. Библиографические данные.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-330) and index. By (author) Steven D. Stark. After reading Glued to the Set, America's Funniest Home Videos will never seem the same again: "As the theme song says: 'America, America, this is yo. " - -Simon Leake.
know television - but when Steven Stark is finished pushing your buttons with fighting words and .
know television - but when Steven Stark is finished pushing your buttons with fighting words and brilliant insights, you'll see what television has done to us as a nation in a whole new way. From Beaver to Roseanne, Ed Sullivan to Oprah, Monday Night Football to MTV, Stark takes us on a guided tour of the tube, providing startling revelations about the power of its sixty most important shows and events in the history of television Читать весь отзыв. Glued to the set: the 60 television shows and events that made us who we are today.
law. He currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts and works as a consultant to the legal and other professions, teaching courses on speaking and writing. By 1979, Stark was employed as a law clerk to Judge Elbert P. Tuttle of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Atlanta. In four years, he started his career as a lecturer on law at Harvard Law School in 1983 and had held that position till 1995. He also was a columnist for Boston Phoenix from 1985 to 1990 and Boston Globe from 1990 to 1994.