Cultures on the Screens: Family, Identity, Gender, and Language in Television Series
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From Russia with ______: Disguise, Performance, and Family Dynamics in The Americans
The Affair: Authorship and Melodrama in Complex TV
The English Influence on Dubbed TV Series: The Case of Modern Family
Di Vilio Antonio
“Just the facts, ma’am”: Class, Masculinity and Family Representations in Jack Webb’s Dragnet
“You don’t know nothing about being me”: Ideology and Characterisation in When They See Us
Leonardo Buonomo is Professor of Anglo-American Literature at the University of Trieste. He has written widely on nineteenth-century Americanliterature, Italian American literature, and American popular culture. In hispublished writings on television, he has examined such popular series asBewitched, All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Six Feet Under, and the TV movieThat Certain Summer. He is currently serving as President of the ItalianAssociation for North American Studies.
Piergiorgio Trevisan is Associate Professor of English Linguistics and Translation at the University of Trieste. His research interests include Stylistics, Critical Discourse Analysis and Systemic Functional Linguistics with a special focus on experimental stimulus design. His latest publications include “Character’s Mental Functioning during a ‘Neuro-Transition’: Pragmatic Failures in ‘Flowers for Algernon’” (2022), “Pedagogical Stylistics through Corpora” (2021), and the monograph Characterisation through Language (2019).