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Alan Clarke

Alan Clarke

Dave Rolinson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068300
eISBN:
9781781702987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068300.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The British television director Alan Clarke is primarily associated with the visceral social realism of such works as his banned borstal play, Scum, and his study of football hooliganism, The Firm. ... More

Art of ConfessionThe Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV

Art of Confession: The Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV

Christopher Grobe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829170
eISBN:
9781479839599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829170.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

What do midcentury “confessional” poets have in common with today’s reality TV stars? An inexplicable urge to make their lives an open book, but also a sense that this book can never be finished. ... More

The BBC's Irish troublesTelevision, conflict and Northern Ireland

The BBC's Irish troubles: Television, conflict and Northern Ireland

Robert Savage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087332
eISBN:
9781781708804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087332.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book explores how news and information about the conflict in Northern Ireland was disseminated through the most accessible, powerful and popular form of media: television. It focuses on the BBC ... More

Beyond RepresentationTelevision Drama and the Politics and Aesthetics of Identity

Beyond Representation: Television Drama and the Politics and Aesthetics of Identity

Geraldine Harris

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074585
eISBN:
9781781701010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074585.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book poses the question as to whether, over the last thirty years, there have been signs of ‘progress’ or ‘progressiveness’ in the representation of ‘marginalised’ or subaltern identity ... More

The Changing Spaces of Television ActingFrom Studio Realism to Location Realism in BBC Television Drama

The Changing Spaces of Television Acting: From Studio Realism to Location Realism in BBC Television Drama

Richard Hewett

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992989
eISBN:
9781526128362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992989.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Why study television acting? While works focusing on cinema performance have increased in recent years, small screen drama has been largely neglected – despite the fact that developments in acting ... More

The Contemporary Television Series

The Contemporary Television Series

Michael Hammond and Lucy Mazdon (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619009
eISBN:
9780748671168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619009.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This study of the contemporary prime-time ‘quality’ serial television format gives an account of prominent programmes such as 24, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, ER, The Sopranos and The West Wing, and ... More

Cult British TV comedyFrom Reeves and Mortimer to Psychoville

Cult British TV comedy: From Reeves and Mortimer to Psychoville

Leon Hunt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719083778
eISBN:
9781781705865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083778.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The TV debut of Vic Reeves Big Night Out on Channel 4 in 1990 is often seen as marking a turning point for British TV Comedy, ushering in what is often characterised as the ‘post-alternative’ era. ... More

Death Makes the NewsHow the Media Censor and Display the Dead

Death Makes the News: How the Media Censor and Display the Dead

Jessica M. Fishman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814770757
eISBN:
9780814724361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770757.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Because it is impossible to create an unfiltered mirror to reality, the news media selectively rely on particular pictures and words to shape our understanding of world events. The construction of ... More

Dramatized Societies: Quality Television in Spain and Mexico

Dramatized Societies: Quality Television in Spain and Mexico

Paul Julian Smith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383247
eISBN:
9781786944054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383247.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Over the last decade Spain and Mexico have both produced an extraordinary wealth of television drama and are among the leaders in their respective continents. The new dramas have high production ... More

Equal TimeTelevision and the Civil Rights Movement

Equal Time: Television and the Civil Rights Movement

Aniko Bodroghkozy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036682
eISBN:
9780252093784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036682.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book explores the crucial role of network television in reconfiguring new attitudes in race relations during the civil rights movement. Due to widespread coverage, the civil rights revolution ... More

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