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Small Pleasures: Adaptation and the Past in the Classic Serial

John Caughie

in Television Drama: Realism, Modernism, and British Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742197
eISBN:
9780191694981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742197.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Among the many trends that inundated the development of British television dramas was the transformation of the single play into multipart serials. The 1980s and 1990s witnessed the transformation of ... More


The Dismal Trade: Death, the Market, and Silver Age Superheroes

Alaniz José

in Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461176
eISBN:
9781626740655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461176.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter addresses the superheroes' experience of the “death”/resurrection cycle in serial narratives. This cycle shows that the Silver Age superhero is not only a disability disavower and ... More


The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Sam Ford, Abigail De Kosnik, and C. Lee Harrington (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The soap opera, one of U.S. television’s longest-running and most influential formats, is on the brink. Declining ratings have been attributed to an increasing number of women working outside the ... More


‘A balance of terror’: <i>Callan</i> (ITV, 1967–72) as an existential thriller for television

Joseph Oldham

in Paranoid Visions: Spies, Conspiracies and the Secret State in British Television Drama

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994150
eISBN:
9781526128379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994150.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines Callan (ITV, 1967-72), an early television reworking of the ‘existential’ strand of spy thriller associated with John Le Carré and Len Deighton. It characterises the series as ... More


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