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Mainstream Culture Refocused: Toward an Understanding of Chinese Television Drama

Xueping Zhong

in Mainstream Culture Refocused: Television Drama, Society, and the Production of Meaning in Reform-Era China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834173
eISBN:
9780824870010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834173.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter first highlights the “fate” of Chinese mainstream culture and debates about it in the West, with a brief observation about their own sociocultural particularities. It argues ... More


Broadcasting contexts

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/9780719064203.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the broadcasting contexts where Beckett's television plays were made and shown. It examines some archival sources, which places the scheduling and promotional contexts of the ... More


Introduction: aims, scope, methods and standpoints

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/9780719073106.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The study reviews the output of ‘quality’ TV drama between the mid-1990s and 2006 and assesses the ‘state of play’ in television cultures at a time of significant technological and market change. It ... More


Five

Bruno Maçães

in History Has Begun: The Birth of a New America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197528341
eISBN:
9780197539842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528341.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details how television became the first modern technology to be entirely shaped by American culture and American ambition, and to take the American way of life to its fullest ... More


Fight Night

Troy Rondinone

in Friday Night Fighter: Gaspar "Indio" Ortega and the Golden Age of Television Boxing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037375
eISBN:
9780252094668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037375.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This introductory chapter details the rise of Gaspar “Indio” Ortega. Gaspar Ortega grew up poor and fought his way out of the dusty streets of Colonia Morelos, Tijuana, traveling from utter obscurity ... More


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