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The ‘Television Presenter’: The Post-modern Performer

Karen Lury

in British Youth Television: Cynicism and Enchantment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159704
eISBN:
9780191673689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159704.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses how to encapsulate, in any useful form, the kind of experience that Generation X gave, accrued by years of watching. It notes that watching and interpreting television text and ... More


Introduction: <i>Desert Island Discs</i> in context

Julie Brown, Nicholas Cook, and Stephen Cottrell

Julie Brown, Nicholas Cook, and Stephen Cottrell (eds)

in Defining the Discographic Self: Desert Island Discs in Context

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266175
eISBN:
9780191865220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266175.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter provides an overview of the long-standing and highly popular British radio programme Desert Island Discs (DID). It sets out the historical contexts in which the programme was established ... More


Providing a Place and Time: Jazz Presenters

Thomas H. Greenland

in Jazzing: New York City's Unseen Scene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040115
eISBN:
9780252098314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040115.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the role of jazz presenters in connecting artists and audiences in the here and now of improvised performances. It first provides an overview of the business of live jazz ... More


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