What Is Textual Analysis? Does It Really Matter How People Make Sense of the World? What's Interpretation Got to Do With It? How Do I Know What's a Likely Interpretation? Can't We Make It a Bit More Scientific? Is That It?
Alan McKee writes television reviews for Brother/Sister magazine and ABC Radio in West Australia, for whom he also produced the series 'Great Moments in Australian Television'. He is the author of Great Moments in Australian Television: A Genealogy, Oxford University Press, 2000
'McKee is a gifted practitioner of the skills he would teach in this book, as well as a lively and engaging writer and one who has a real commitment to making his ideas available to a larger public' - Henry Jenkins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology `Alan McKee presents a student friendly introduction to the analysis of cultural texts. The book highlights the cultural differences in interpretation with an array of fascinating examples. Textual Analysis is written in an accessible style with several useful case studies. Each chapter also includes exercises for classroom' - Jane Stokes, London Metropolitan University