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Screwball Television
Language: en
Pages: 380
Authors: David Scott Diffrient
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-13 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

Bringing together seventeen original essays by scholars from around the world, Screwball Television offers a variety of international perspectives on Gilmore Girls (WB/CW, 2000–2007). Adored by fans and celebrated by critics for its sophisticated wordplay and compelling portrayal of a mother-daughter relationship, this contemporary American TV program finally gets its
Television Finales
Language: en
Pages: 491
Authors: Douglas L. Howard, David Bianculli
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-13 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

Today more than ever, series finales have become cultural touchstones that feed watercooler fodder and Twitter storms among a committed community of viewers. While the final episodes of The Fugitive and M*A*S*H continue to rank among the highest rated broadcasts, more recent shows draw legions of binge-watching fans. Given the
British Youth Television
Language: en
Pages: 267
Authors: Faye Woods
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-09 - Publisher: Springer

In this book, Faye Woods explores the raucous, cheeky, intimate voice of British youth television. This is the first study of a complete television system targeting teens and twenty somethings, chronicling a period of significant industrial change in the early 21st century. British Youth Television offers a snapshot of the
Television and the Genetic Imaginary
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Sofia Bull
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-30 - Publisher: Springer

This book examines the complex ways in which television articulates ideas about DNA in the early 21st century. Considering television’s distinct aesthetic and narrative forms, as well as its specific cultural roles, it identifies TV as a key site for the genetic imaginary. The book addresses the key themes of
The Language of Fictional Television
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Monika Bednarek
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-02 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

With cases studies used throughout to help illustrate the more general points, this is an analysis of the most important characteristics of television dialogue, with a focus on fictional television. The book illustrates how we can fruitfully and systematically analyse the language of television.