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Kim Akass

Kim Akass is a co-Series Editor of the Reading Contemporary Television series at I.B. Tauris and is a founding editor of Critical Studies in Television journal. She has co-edited and contributed to Reading "Sex and the City" (2004), Reading "Six Feet Under": TV To Die For (2005), Reading "The L Word": Outing Contemporary Television (2006) and Reading "Desperate Housewives": Beyond the White Picket Fence (2006, all I.B. Tauris).

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Quality TV
Contemporary American Television and Beyond

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Dealing primarily with the post-1996 era shaped by digital technologies and defined by consumer choice and brand marketing, this book brings together leading...
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Reading 'Desperate Housewives'
Beyond the White Picket Fence

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The darkly comic series about the secret lives of Bree, Gabrielle, Lynette, Susan and the other ladies living on Wisteria Lane became an instant breakthrough...
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Reading The L Word
Outing Contemporary Television

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A provocative look at the controversial TV show
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Reading Six Feet Under
TV to Die for

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Praised for its unabashed portrait of the "death care" industry, HBO's Six Feet Under is less about the business of death than the art of living well. Created...
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Reading Sex and the City

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A highly readable and critically astute study of HBO's hit comedy, Sex and the City
Kim Akass

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