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Dear Angela: Remembering My So-Called Life "Dear Angela: Remembering My So-Called Life" (NEW!)
(ISBN: 978-0-7391-1692-0)
Available as paperback (around $28) and hardcover (around $70)
Series: Critical Studies in Television
Published by Lexington Books
Edited by Michele Byers and David Lavery
256 pages (July 2007)

From the press release:

Dear Angela includes fourteen critical essays that examine the brief-lived but landmark television series, My So-Called Life (1994-1995). Though certainly not the first young woman to be the center of a television series, Angela Chase and the show about her life were doing something new on television and influenced many of the shows about young people that followed. Dr. Michele Byers and Dr. David Lavery bring together enthusiastic and engaging voices that bear on a series that continues to be hailed as a breakthrough moment in television, even though more than a decade has passed since its cancellation. Tackling a broad range of topics - from identity politics, to music, to infidelity, and death - each essay builds upon a belief that My So-Called Life is a particularly rich text worth studying for the clues it offers about a particular moment in cultural and television history. Dear Angela offers a sophisticated analysis of the show's legacy and cultural relevance that will appeal to media studies scholars and fans alike.

List of Contributors
Michele Byers, Susan Murray, Andrew Coomes, Kelli Maloy, Jes Battis, Nicholas Birns, Jolie Braun, Deidre Dowling Price, Chris Brooks, Barbara Bell, Bill Kte'pi, Caryn Murphy, David Diffrient, and David Lavery

About the Editors
Michele Byers is an Associate Professor at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. David Lavery holds a chair in Film and Television at Brunel University in London.

 

My So-Called Life Book"My So-Called Life" by Catherine Clark
(ISBN 0-679-87789-4)
Paperback - 224 pages (January 1995)
Published by Random House
about $4.99 (street price 1999)
Episodes 1-19

out of print

My So-Called Life Goes On Book"My So-Called Life Goes On" by Catherine Clark
(ISBN: 0-375-80111-1)
Paperback - 212 pages (October 1999)
Published by Random House
about $4.99 (street price 1999)
Unauthorized continuation by Catherine Clark.


It's proving to be a long, hot summer for Angela Chase and her friends. Angela's back with Jordan - sort of - and working at her dad's restaurant. Brian's still in love with Angela, still searching for Delia Fisher, and mesmerized by an older woman. Rickie's in love, too, for the very first time. Sharon breaks her vow to ditch Kyle and suffers the consequences. Rayanne gets hired and fired from a series of crazy jobs - but she has something a lot more important on her mind. This summer seems interminable. Or maybe terminal ...

out of print


German

Willkommen im Leben Buch"Willkommen im Leben - Wenn die Liebe erwacht..." von Catherine Clark
(ISBN: 3-932-26805-9)
Gebundene Ausgabe - 188 Seiten (1996)
DINO entertainment AG
DM 16.90 / EUR 8.40
Episoden 1-10.

out of print

Willkommen im Leben Buch 2"Willkommen im Leben - Er liebt mich, er liebt mich nicht" von Catherine Clark
(ISBN: 3-932-26817-2)
Gebundene Ausgabe - 189 Seiten (1996)
DINO entertainment AG
DM 16.90 / EUR 8.40
Episoden 11-19.

out of print

French

Angela 15 ans livre"Angela, 15 ans" de Catherine Clark, traduit par Agnès Girard
(ISBN: 2-290-04387-7)
Paperback - 189 pages (janvier 1997)
Editions J'ai lu
FF 25.25 / EUR 3.85
Episodes 1-19.

out of print

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“I cannot bring myself to eat a well-balanced meal in front of my mother.”

Angela Chase, Episode 1: "My So-Called Life (Pilot)"