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Pink Dramas:: Reconciling Consumer Modernity and Confucian Womanhood

Ya-chien Huang

in TV Drama in China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099401
eISBN:
9789882207646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099401.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines “pink dramas,” a new subgenre reflecting the social empowerment of single women in modern Confucian societies. It explores elements of post-feminist irony in perplexing modern ... More


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


Making ‘Good’ Television: Creative Philosophies, Professionalism and Production Values

Lesley Henderson

in Social Issues in Television Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625314
eISBN:
9780748651177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625314.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The ways in which diverse social issues are represented on prime-time television are subject to the focus of different groups. As pointed out in the previous chapter, activists, policy makers, lay ... More


Introduction: beyond the politics of identity?

Geraldine Harris

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074585
eISBN:
9781781701010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074585.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter provides an introduction to the movements of the twentieth-century such as feminism, anti-racism, and gay and lesbian or queer liberation, which have had significant, albeit varying, ... More


Reality television: ordinariness, exhibitionism and emotional intelligence

Rebecca Feasey

in Masculinity and Popular Television

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627974
eISBN:
9780748651184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627974.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Since the 1980s, the term ‘reality TV’ has been used by the audiences and industry alike to refer to a wide range of programmes that focus on non-professional actors in a range of both real-life and ... More


Lifestyle: domestic labour and leisure activities

Rebecca Feasey

in Masculinity and Popular Television

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627974
eISBN:
9780748651184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627974.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Lifestyle programming has its roots in the hobbyist or enthusiast strand of television that was popular in 1960s Britain. By the turn of the 1990s, lifestyle programming or ‘infotainment’ or ‘factual ... More


A Black eye

Darrell M. Newton

in Paving the Empire Road: BBC Television and West Indian Immigration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081675
eISBN:
9781781702840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081675.003.0033
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter focuses on interviews that feature the contemporary perspectives of Black Britons working within the London television market. Issues for discussion with the interviewees included ... More


Interlude: Feminist Confessions, 1959–1974

Christopher Grobe

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829170
eISBN:
9781479839599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829170.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

When second-wave feminism spread across America in the 1970s, it left some women with an acute identity crisis. How did their new, liberated self relate to the one they had left behind? Comparing two ... More


Regionalism, regional culture and regional identity

Lez Cooke

in A sense of place: Regional British television drama, 1956-82

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719086786
eISBN:
9781781706329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086786.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Chapter 1 explores the ways in which regionalism, regional culture and regional identity have been defined and discussed by historians, geographers, economists, sociologists and cultural historians, ... More


Granada Television

Lez Cooke

in A sense of place: Regional British television drama, 1956-82

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719086786
eISBN:
9781781706329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086786.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Chapter 3 provides an extensive case study of Granada Television, considering the major contribution made by Granada, one of the original Big Four ITV companies, to television drama in general, and ... More


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