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Lounge Critic: the Couch Theorist's Companion

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Lounge Critic: The Couch Theorist's Companion tackles the role of television in our society.


This collection of illustrated essays contains incisive couch potato commentaries by leading academics, arts writers and emerging cultural critics. Edited by Annabel Rattigan and Terrie Waddell, this essential companion to your couch experience is based on ACMI's regular Lounge Critic series and includes Sue Turnbull on Kath and Kim, Jane Roscoe on Reality TV, Anna Dzenis on The Sopranos, Debi Enker on the talk show and Chris Boyd on The West Wing.

Published by the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in association with La Trobe University. ACMI and La Trobe acknowledge the financial assistance of the Australian Film Commission.

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