Serial Television

Serial Television

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Serial Television focuses on contemporary television drama, offering detailed accounts of hugely popular, influential, and groundbreaking shows such asThe Sopranos, Queer as Folk, Sex and the City, Twin Peaks, This Life, Prime Suspect, Cold Lazarus, The Kingdom, Holocaust, Heimat, and Roots. Glen Creeber argues that the demise of the single play has not meant the end of original, challenging, and innovative television drama. Instead, he reveals how contemporary television drama is frequently more complex, radical, and multilayered than its historical predecessors. In particular, he shows how serial dramas have breathed new life into representations of gender politics and refreshed genre formats, and he reconsiders trends such as art television, soap operas, and the historical mini-series.This diagram is meant to give nothing more than a very rough impression of the different levels of the hospital. ... 17. a#39;Dennis Potter - An Interview with Melvyn Bragga#39;, A Without Walls Special, was broadcast by Channel Four on 5 April 1994. ... director (some rumours had Martin Scorsese up for the job) the wishes of the dead dramatist still managed to triumph. ... the cold waters like a huge and especially filthy oil slicka#39; (Dennis Potter [1984]), Waiting for the Boat: 76 SERIAL TELEVISION.

Title:Serial Television
Author:Glen Creeber
Publisher:British Film Institute - 2005-01-14


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