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Dialogue, Character, and Social Cognition

Kay Richardson

in Television Dramatic Dialogue: A Sociolinguistic Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374056
eISBN:
9780199776177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374056.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter draws on cognitive approaches within stylistics (and with incidental reference to related work in media research) to further consider the concept of character in relation to television ... More


Tony Garnett

Stephen Lacey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066283
eISBN:
9781781702529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066283.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This is a book-length study of one of the most respected and prolific producers working in British television. From ground-breaking dramas from the 1960s such as Up the Junction and Cathy Come Home ... More


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

Lez Cooke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719086786
eISBN:
9781781706329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086786.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This pioneering study examines regional British television drama from its beginnings on the BBC and ITV in the 1950s to the arrival of Channel Four in 1982. It discusses the ways in which ... More


Sacrifice, Ritual, and Canonical Violence in the British/African Drama of T. S. Eliot, Caryl Churchill, and Wole Soyinka

Simon Lewis

in British and African Literature in Transnational Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036021
eISBN:
9780813038636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036021.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter tries to portray that the British drama's canon illustrates the stubborn “otherness” of Africa, permitting the repetition of stereotypical, historically incurious representations of ... More


Singularity sustained: Blackpool, Casanova, State of Play

Robin Nelson

in State of Play: Contemporary 'High-end' TV Drama

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073106
eISBN:
9781781701119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073106.003.0031
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter discusses some instances of a sustained singularity in British TV drama to reflect upon how traditions may successfully adapt to new circumstances without altogether abandoning cultural ... More


Introduction

Sue Vice

in Jack Rosenthal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077043
eISBN:
9781781703144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077043.003.0026
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter provides a profile of the television-series writer and creator Jack Rosenthal, who was born in 1931 in Cheetham Hill, Manchester, the second son of Sam and Leah. His parents were working ... More


Evaluations

Jonathan Bignell

in Beckett on Screen: The Television Plays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064203
eISBN:
9781781701867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064203.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the formation of and the critical response to a canon of British television drama in terms of a conflict between aesthetic modernism and critical realism. It notes that some of ... More


Form and narrative in the 1980s

Alan Clarke

in Alan Clarke

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068300
eISBN:
9781781702987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068300.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines several of Clarke's productions from the 1980s, exploring how his crucial themes, including the gap between personal narratives and state discourses, repetition and the ... More


‘A long time in the womb’: the TV films

Tony Whitehead

in Mike Leigh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072369
eISBN:
9781781703298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072369.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter draws attention to Leigh's 1977 play—and its TV adaptation—Abigail's Party. Abigail's Party was just one of the nine feature-length productions which Leigh devised and directed between ... More


Fish, Firemen, and Prize Fighters: The Transformation of the Iliad and Aeneid on the London Burlesque Stage

Rachel Bryant Davies

in Epic Performances from the Middle Ages into the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198804215
eISBN:
9780191842412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804215.003.0036
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Burlesque drama—arguably the most widespread form of theatrical entertainment in nineteenth-century Britain—brought the Iliad and Aeneid to a wider range of spectators than those who traditionally ... More


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