One of the most sensible books I have read about the meanings and demeaning of television ... a clear-headed analysis of the Dynasty phenomenon. Gripsrud's reflections on the static and wistful academic celebrations of American television are sorely needed..Todd Gitlin, University of California, Berkeley
Jostein Gripsrud's study of Dynasty
provides an original perspecitive on the processes and consequences of one of the main themes of our era -- the internationalization of popular culture..Nick Browne, University of California, Los Angeles
About the Author
Jostein Gripsrud is Professor in the Department of Media Studies, Univeristy of Bergen, Norway.