Soap Operas

Week of October 10, 2011

Soap Operas

In the News: Long-running daytime soaps All My Children and One Life to Live canceled

All My Children ended its 41 year run in September while One Life to Live will air its final television episode in January 2012. While this may signal the demise of daytime TV soaps, both series are scheduled to resurface in early 2012 via The Online Network.

The Daytime Serials of Television, 1946-1960
By Jim Cox. McFarland, 2006
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 C69 2006

Drugs, Thugs, and Divas: Telenovelas and Narco-Dramas in Latin America
By O. Hugo Benavides. University of Texas Press, 2008
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 B47 2008

The Dynasty Years: Hollywood Television and Critical Media Studies
By Jostein Gripsrud. Routledge, 1995
Call Number: PN1992.77 .D9 G75 1995

The Feminist, the Housewife, and the Soap Opera
By Charlotte Brunsdon. Oxford University Press, 2000
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 B78 2000

The Great Radio Soap Operas
By Jim Cox. McFarland, 1999
Call Number: PN1991.8 .S4 C69 1999

Love and Ideology in the Afternoon: Soap Opera, Women, and Television Genre
By Laura Stempel Mumford. Indiana University Press, 1995
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 M86 1995 (Also available online via EBSCOhost)

Loving with a Vengeance: Mass-Produced Fantasies for Women
By Tania Modleski. Routledge, 2008 (2nd ed.)
Call Number: PR830 .W6 M6 2007

No End to Her: Soap Opera and the Female Subject
By Martha Nochimson. University of California Press, 1992
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 N63 1992

Only for You!: Brazilians and the Telenovela Flow
By Thais Machado-Borges. Alomqvist & Wiksell International, 2003
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 M236 2003

Other Worlds: Society Seen through Soap Opera
By Dorothy Anger. Broadview Press, 1999
Call Number: Available online via EBSCOhost

Serial Monogamy: Soap Opera, Lifespan, and the Gendered Politics of Fantasy – FAU Faculty Publication
By Christine Scodari. Hampton Press, 2004
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 S36 2004

Soap Fans: Pursuing Pleasure and Making Meaning in Everyday Life
By C. Lee Harrington and Denise D. Bielby. Temple University Press, 1995
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 H37 1995

Soap Operas Worldwide: Cultural and Serial Realities
By Marilyn J. Matelski. McFarland & Co., 1999
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 M273 1999

Soft-Soaping India: The World of Indian Televised Soap Operas
By K. Moti Gokulsing. Trentham, Books, 2004
Call Number: HE8700.9 .I5 G65 2004

Soap Opera
By Dorothy Hobson. Blackwell, 2003
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 H63 2003

Soap Opera and Women’s Talk: The Pleasure of Resistance
By Mary Ellen Brown. Sage Publications, 1994
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 B76 1994

Speaking of Soap Operas
By Robert C. Allen. University of North Carolina Press, 1985
Call Number: PN1995.9 .S3 A44 1985

The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era
Edited by Sam Ford et al. University Press of Mississippi, 2011
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 S87 2011

To Be Continued–: Soap Operas around the World
Edited by Robert C. Allen. Routledge, 1995
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 T6 1995

Tune In, Log On: Soaps, Fandom, and Online Community
By Nancy K. Baym. Sage Publications, 2000
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 B39 2000

Watching Daytime Soap Operas: The Power of Pleasure
By Louise Spence. Wesleyan University Press, 2005
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 S64 2005

Women and Soap Opera: A Cultural Feminist Perspective
By Dannielle Blumenthal. Praeger, 1997
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 B59 1997

Worlds without End: The Art and History of the Soap Opera
By The Museum of Television & Radio. Harry N. Abrams, 1997
Call Number: PN1992.8 .S4 W67 1997