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Directory : Active Interpretation :: Reader-Oriented Studies


Alcock, Katrina (1997) 'In what ways is watching TV an active process of interpretation rather than a passive process of assimilating information?' [link added 24/11/1997]

Anon. (1995) 'Where is the Audience Going?' (NetComTalk) [link added 24/11/2001]

Buckingham, David (1997) 'The EastEnders Audience' [link added 24/11/1997]

Chandler, Daniel (1995) 'The Active Reader' (Selected Lecture Notes, UWA) [link added 24/11/1995]

Chandler, Daniel (1997) 'Individual Differences, Purposes and Needs in Visual Perception' [link added 07/08/1997]

Chandler, Daniel (1994) 'Why do People Watch Television?' [link added 24/11/1994]

Chandler, Daniel (1997) 'Processing the News' Notes on Doris Graber’s Study [link added 06/08/1997]

Chandler, Daniel (1980) David Morley’s 'The Nationwide Audience' [link added 24/11/1997]

Chandler, Daniel (1997) 'The Elihu Katz & Tamar Liebes Cross-Cultural Viewing Studies' [link added 20/05/1997]

Chandler, Daniel (1995) 'Texts and the Construction of Meaning' [link added 24/11/1995]

Chandler, Daniel (1995) 'Children’s Understanding of What’s "Real" on TV' [link added 24/11/1998]

Chandler, Daniel (nd) 'Visual Perception' (Selected Lecture Notes, UWA) [link added 24/11/1998]

Gibert, Marie (2003) 'Watching Television or Film as an Active Process of Interpretation' [link added 29/05/2003]

Griffiths, Merris (1996) 'Why are Soap Operas so Popular?' [link added 24/11/2001]

Grow, Gerald (1996) 'Serving the Strategic Reader' [link added 24/11/1995]

Hak, Sarah (2002) 'Interpreting Ambiguous Pictures' [link added 24/11/2002]

Hanes, Philip J (2000) 'The Advantages and Limitations of a Focus on Audience in Media Studies' [link added 30/05/2000]

Harris, Katie (2002) 'Divergence in Retelling a Soap Episode' [link added 06/06/2002]

Jones, Donna M (1995) 'Why People Watch TV' [link added 24/11/2000]

Kleinhans, Chuck (1994) 'Cultural Appropriation and Subcultural Expression: The Dialectics of Cooptation and Resistance' [link added 24/11/2001]

Livingstone, Sonia (1990) 'Typology of Divergence in Narrative Interpretation' [link added 24/11/1999]

Livingstone, Sonia (1997) 'What Makes Viewers Diverge When Interpreting Narrative? [link added 24/11/1997]

Lye, John (1996) 'Reader-Response - Various Positions' [link added 24/11/1997]

Markowitz, Robin (1996) 'Reconstructing Michael Jackson' [link added 24/11/2001]

Miller, Hugh (1995) 'The Social Psychology of Objects' [link added 24/11/1996]

Plantinga, Carl (nd) 'Movie Pleasures and the Spectator’s Experience: Toward a Cognitive Approach' (Film and Philosophy) [link added 11/08/1997]

Rentschler, Eric and Kaes, Anton (nd) 'Reading a Film Sequence' [link added 28/11/2000]

Ryder, Martin (1995) 'The Production and Consumption of Meaning' [link added 10/08/1995]

Sands, Lesley (1998) 'Differences in Sense-Making Among TV News Viewers' [link added 24/11/1998]

Sweeney, Kevin W (nd) 'Constructivism in Cognitive Film Theory' (Film and Philosophy) [link added 11/08/1997]

Symes, Benjamin (1995) 'Watching TV as an Active Process: Northern Exposure' [link added 24/11/1995]

Viola, Marisa (2002) 'Interpreting TV News' [link added 22/08/2002]

Watson, Justin (2000) 'Ways of Watching Films' [link added 12/06/2000]

Wegerer, Michael (1995) 'Scanning Star Trek: The Next Generation' [link added 24/11/1996]

Wesson, Phillip (2003) 'Watching TV as an Active Process' [link added 24/06/2003]

Woodlief, Ann & Cornis-Pope, Marcel (2002) 'Reader-Response Theory and Pedagogical Practice' [link added 24/11/2001]

Other Links

Reader: Essays in Reader-Oriented Theory, Criticism, and Pedagogy [link added 25/11/1997]

Reader-Response Research Website: David S Miall & Don Kuiken [link added 25/11/2001]

Constructivism Links (University of Colorado at Denver) [link added 25/11/2000]

Wolfgang Iser: A Bibliography [link added 25/11/2001]

Recommended Reading

Condry, John (1998) : The Psychology of Television. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum

Fiske, John & John Hartley (1978) : Reading Television. London: Methuen

Fowles, Jib (1992) : Why Viewers Watch. Newbury Park: Sage

Hodge, Robert & David Tripp (1986) : Children and Television: A Semiotic Approach. Cambridge: Polity Press

Lewis, Justin (1991) : The Ideological Octopus: An Exploration of Television and its Audience. New York: Routledge

Livingstone, Sonia (1998) : Making Sense of Television. London: Routledge

Moores, Shaun (1993) : Interpreting Audiences: The Ethnography of Media Consumption. London: Sage

Nightingale, Virginia (1996) : Studying Audiences: The Shock of the Real. London: Routledge