Understanding Disney : the manufacture of fantasy

書誌事項

Understanding Disney : the manufacture of fantasy

Janet Wasko

Polity, 2001

  • : hc
  • : pbk

大学図書館所蔵 件 / 30

この図書・雑誌をさがす

注記

Includes index

内容説明・目次

巻冊次

: hc ISBN 9780745614830

内容説明

Since the 1930s the Walt Disney Company has produced characters, images, and stories which have captivated audiences around the world. How can we understand the appeal of Disney products? What is it about the Disney phenomenon that attracts so many children as well as adults?In this major new book, Janet Wasko examines the processes by which the Disney company - one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world - manufactures the fantasies which enthrall millions. She analyses the historical expansion of the Disney empire, examines the content of Disney's classic films, cartoons and TV programs and shows how they are produced, considering how some of the same techniques have been applied to the Disney theme parks. She also discusses the reception of Disney products by different kinds of audiences. By looking at the Disney phenomenon from a variety of perspectives, she provides a fresh and comprehensive account of one of the most significant media and cultural institutions of our time. This important book by a leading scholar of the entertainment industries will be of great interest to students in media and cultural studies and will appeal to a wide readership.

目次

  • Introducing the Disney Universe
  • Disney History(ies)
  • The Disney Empire
  • Corporate Disney in Action
  • Analyzing the World According to Disney
  • Dissecting Disney's Worlds
  • Disney and the World - The Study of Disney Audiences
  • Living Happily Ever After?
巻冊次

: pbk ISBN 9780745614847

内容説明

Since the 1930s the Walt Disney Company has produced characters, images, and stories which have captivated audiences around the world. How can we understand the appeal of Disney products? What is it about the Disney phenomenon that attracts so many children as well as adults? In this major new book, Janet Wasko examines the processes by which the Disney company -- one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world -- manufactures the fantasies which enthrall millions. She analyses the historical expansion of the Disney empire, examines the content of Disneya s classic films, cartoons and TV programs and shows how they are produced, considering how some of the same techniques have been applied to the Disney theme parks. She also discusses the reception of Disney products by different kinds of audiences. By looking at the Disney phenomenon from a variety of perspectives, she provides a fresh and comprehensive account of one of the most significant media and cultural institutions of our time. This important book by a leading scholar of the entertainment industries will be of great interest to students in media and cultural studies and will appeal to a wide readership.

目次

Preface. Acknowledgements. Chapter 1: Introducing the Disney Universe. Chapter 2: Disney History(ies). Chapter 3: The Disney Empire. Chapter 4: Corporate Disney in Action. Chapter 5: Analyzing the World According to Disney. Chapter 6: Dissecting Disneya s Worlds. Chapter 7: Disney and the World: The Study of Disney Audiences. Chapter 8: Living Happily Ever After?. Notes. Index

「Nielsen BookData」 より

詳細情報

  • NII書誌ID(NCID)
    BA5100610X
  • ISBN
    • 0745614833
    • 0745614841
  • LCCN
    00010448
  • 出版国コード
    uk
  • タイトル言語コード
    eng
  • 本文言語コード
    eng
  • 出版地
    Cambridge, U.K.
  • ページ数/冊数
    ix, 261 p.
  • 大きさ
    24 cm
  • 分類
  • 件名
ページトップへ