IN THE POWER OF DISCOURSE. MICHEL FOUCAULT AS THE THEORIST OF TELEVISION Cover Image
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WE WŁADZY DYSKURSU. MICHEL FOUCAULT JAKO TEORETYK TELEWIZJI
IN THE POWER OF DISCOURSE. MICHEL FOUCAULT AS THE THEORIST OF TELEVISION

Author(s): Agnieszka Ogonowska
Subject(s): Cultural Essay, Political Essay, Societal Essay
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Michel Foucault; telewizja;

Summary/Abstract: Although Michel Foucault is not considered a television critic, his social theory can be applied in the theory of television. The author of the article attempts to show relations between such terms as Panopticon, discourse, episteme, power/knowledge or political technology of the body with selected television analyses. The article draws a lot of attention to the issue of the viewer, his relations with television as a viewing machine and to the influence of TV texts on reality and to the creating process of the cognitive representation of the world of its users.

  • Issue Year: 400/2005
  • Issue No: 01
  • Page Range: 109-123
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Polish