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Author Kraszewski, Jon

Title The new entrepreneurs : an institutional history of television anthology writers / Jon Kraszewski
Published Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xi, 213 pages) : illustrations
Series Wesleyan film
Wesleyan film.
Contents Introduction -- Between the television and book publishing industries : anthology writers and their struggle for authorial identities -- Between the television and theater industries : representations of race in Rod Serling's "Noon on doomsday" -- Between the television and motion picture industries : Paddy Chayefsky's "Marty" as art cinema -- New strategies for entrepreneurship : Reginald Rose, The defenders, and the 1960s television industry -- A new zone of production? Rod Serling's attempt to redefine the role of the writer in the 1960s television industry
Summary How television writers thwarted the constraints of corporate culture in the 1950s and flourished
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Television authorship -- United States
Television plays, American -- History and criticism
Television -- Production and direction -- United States
Television programs -- Economic aspects -- United States
Television programs -- Social aspects -- United States
Television broadcasting -- United States -- Authorship
Television authorship
Television plays, American
Television -- Production and direction
Television programs -- Economic aspects
Television programs -- Social aspects
United States
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780819571038