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Television at the movies [electronic resource] : cinematic and critical approaches to American broadcasting / Jon Nelson Wagner and Tracy Biga MacLean.

By: Wagner, Jon Nelson.
Contributor(s): MacLean, Tracy Biga.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Continuum, 2008Description: 1 online resource (vii, 223 p.).ISBN: 9781441179401 (electronic bk.); 1441179402 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Motion pictures and television | Television in motion pictures | Fine Arts | PERFORMING ARTS -- Television -- Reference | Fernsehen | Motiv (Film) | Film | USA | Hollywood | Fernsehen | Film | Fernsehen <Motiv> | USA | Geschichte 1950-2000Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Television at the movies.DDC classification: 791.4509 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Chapter One: Introduction; Chapter Two: Elegy; Chapter Three: Paranoia; Chapter Four: New Flesh; Chapter Five: The Vidiot; Chapter Six: Apocalypse; Chapter Seven: Nostalgia; Chapter Eight: Feminization; Chapter Nine: Noir Fatal; Chapter Ten: Seriality; Chapter Eleven: Is There an Audience in the House?
Summary: The�overview of television criticism, which this book provides, comes appropriately at a moment of change. Television is becoming dramatically different as a result of new and�developing�technologies such as cable, HDTV, satellite transmission and broadband distributions. By concentrating on the still-dominant notion of television, what the authors call "Classical Network Television," they argue that it is as important to understand this model as it is to understand Classical Hollywood Cinema. The�co-authors have a unique approach to the study of television, viewing its hi.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-223).

Includes filmography: p. 201-207.

Chapter One: Introduction; Chapter Two: Elegy; Chapter Three: Paranoia; Chapter Four: New Flesh; Chapter Five: The Vidiot; Chapter Six: Apocalypse; Chapter Seven: Nostalgia; Chapter Eight: Feminization; Chapter Nine: Noir Fatal; Chapter Ten: Seriality; Chapter Eleven: Is There an Audience in the House?

The�overview of television criticism, which this book provides, comes appropriately at a moment of change. Television is becoming dramatically different as a result of new and�developing�technologies such as cable, HDTV, satellite transmission and broadband distributions. By concentrating on the still-dominant notion of television, what the authors call "Classical Network Television," they argue that it is as important to understand this model as it is to understand Classical Hollywood Cinema. The�co-authors have a unique approach to the study of television, viewing its hi.

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