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“Just the Facts, Ma'am”: Musical Style Change and Markedness in the Police Drama

Ron Rodman

in Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195340242
eISBN:
9780199863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340242.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Using the notion of musical style topics (Agawu 1992, Ratner 1980, and Monelle 2000), this chapter traces the evolution of musical style and its effect on meaning in the genre of the police drama. ... More


Police and crime drama: investigating male authority

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/9780748627974.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The police and crime drama genre is one of the most masculine on television because it tends to focus on the public sphere, professional role and the male world of work, and is also one of the most ... More


Crime Scenes: Police Drama on Television

in Spanish Screen Fiction: Between Cinema and Television

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312014
eISBN:
9781846315732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312014.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines police drama on Spanish television. It focuses on two prominent police dramas, Policías (‘Police Officers’, 2000–2003) and El comisario (‘The Police Commander’, 1999–) and ... More


Clint Eastwood and Issues of American Masculinity

Drucilla Cornell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230129
eISBN:
9780823235124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230129.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In this book, a major feminist philosopher engages the work of the actor and director who has progressed from being the stereotypical “man's man” to pushing the boundaries of the very ... More


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