The Fantasy of Reality

The Fantasy of Reality: Critical Essays on 'The Real Housewives' explores the series and the women of The Real Housewives through the lens of race, class, gender, sexuality, and place.

The Fantasy of Reality

With over twenty different casts, multiple spin-off series, and five international locations, "The Real Housewives" franchise is a television phenomenon. The women on these shows have reinvented the soap opera diva and in doing so, have offered television viewers a new opportunity to embrace a loved, yet waning, genre. As the popularity and prevalence of the docu-drama genre of reality TV continues to increase, the time is ripe for a collection of this sort. "The Fantasy of Reality: Critical Essays on" "The Real Housewives" explores the series and the women of "The Real Housewives" through the lens of race, class, gender, sexuality, and place. The contributing authors use an expansive and impressive array of methodological approaches to examine particular aspects of the series, offering rich analysis and insight along the way. This collection takes seriously what some may mock and others adore. Chapters are both fun and informative, lending themselves well to Housewives fans and media scholars alike.

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The Fantasy of Reality
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Rachel E. Silverman
Categories: Real Housewives television programs
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-22 - Publisher: Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften

With over twenty different casts, multiple spin-off series, and five international locations, "The Real Housewives" franchise is a television phenomenon. The women on these shows have reinvented the soap opera diva and in doing so, have offered television viewers a new opportunity to embrace a loved, yet waning, genre. As
Sea of Light
Language: en
Pages: 94
Authors: Rachel E. Silverman
Categories: Real Housewives television programs
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

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The Fantasy of Reality
Language: en
Pages: 106
Authors: Kay Lee
Categories: Real Housewives television programs
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-11 - Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Explore a young woman's perspective of life and love through poetry. The Fantasy of Reality is a collection of poems about love written with raw emotion. The journey through the emotional mind of a girl blossoming into a young woman can be scary, as well as beautiful. Playfulness, hopefulness, and
The Fantasy of Globalism
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: John V. Waldron
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-16 - Publisher: Lexington Books

My book draws on studies shows how the neo-baroque can be understood as a strategy that allows artists in Latin America and the Caribbean to rearticulate the imperial, colonialist gaze of globalization.
The Fantasy of Love: The Caged Heart
Language: en
Pages: 132
Authors: Tshombe Amen
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-08 - Publisher: Lulu.com

The Fantasy of Love series continues asking readers to look into themselves, once again, and find a place of connection though Hope, Faith, and Justice. Who in this world hasn't hoped for something? Who in this world hasn't held faith in something they couldn't see, but knew was there? Who