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Time-Travel Television
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Sherry Ginn, Gillian I. Leitch
Categories: Science fiction television programs
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-08 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

This book explores how time travel has been used as a plot device in a number of television shows, including iconic programs like Doctor Who, Heroes, Lost, Quantum Leap, Red Dwarf, and the Star Trek franchise, among others. It is organized into three general themes Origins, Correcting the Past, and
Time-Travel Television
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Sherry Ginn, Gillian I. Leitch
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-08 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Stories of time travel have been part of science fiction since H. G. Wells sent his nameless hero hurtling into Earth’s distant future in The Time Machine. Time travel enables the storyteller to depict alternate realities, bring fictional characters face to face with historical figures, and depict moral and ethical
Time Travel in Popular Media
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Matthew Jones, Joan Ormrod
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-18 - Publisher: McFarland

In recent years numerous films, television series, comic books, graphic novels and video games have featured time travel narratives, with characters jumping backward, forward and laterally through time. No rules govern time travel in these stories. Some characters move by machine, some by magic, others by unexplained means. Sometime travelers
Now and Then We Time Travel
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Fraser A. Sherman
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-06 - Publisher: McFarland

More than 400 films and 150 television series have featured time travel—stories of rewriting history, lovers separated by centuries, journeys to the past or the (often dystopian) future. This book examines some of the roles time travel plays on screen in science fiction and fantasy. Plot synopses and credits are
Maps for Time Travelers
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Mark D. McCoy
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

Popular culture is rife with movies, books, and television shows that address our collective curiosity about what the world was like long ago. From historical dramas to science fiction tales of time travel, audiences love stories that reimagine the world before our time. But what if there were a field