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British television : a reader

Author: Edward Buscombe
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Oxford television studies.
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"British Television: A Reader gives a broad overview of British television and its development by examining both the institutional framework and the programmes that it has produced. A range of reprinted writings from the work of acknowledged experts is supplemented by specially commissioned essays on such key topics as sport and British television in the global context, making this Reader an invaluable text for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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British television.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606278597
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Buscombe
ISBN: 0198742657 9780198742654 0198742665 9780198742661
OCLC Number: 42365859
Description: xiii, 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The BBC and the general strike : May 1926 / Michael Tracey --
Public service broadcasting : the history of a concept / Paddy Scannell --
The end of the monopoly / Asa Briggs --
Channel Four television : from Annan to Grade / Sylvia Harvey --
Money talks : broadcasting finance and public culture / Graham Murdock --
Creating the audience / David Buckingham --
The construction of a community / Christine Geraghty --
The structure of anxiety : recent British television crime fiction / Charlotte Brunsdon --
Crime and crisis : British reality television in action / Annette Hill --
Ill news comes often on the back of worse / John Eldridge --
Every wart and pustule : Gilbert Harding and television stardom / Andy Medhurst --
Framing 'the real' : Oranges, Middlemarch, X-files / Robin Nelson --
Broadcast comedy and sitcom / Steve Neale and Frank Krutnik --
The lads and the gladiators : traditional masculinities in a postmodern televisual landscape / Garry Whannel --
The international circulation of British television / Tom O'Regan.
Series Title: Oxford television studies.
Responsibility: edited by Edward Buscombe.
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This study attempts to give a broad overview of British television by examining both the institutional framework and the programmes that it has produced, using reprinted writings from the work of  Read more...

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Destined to be a core text on student reading lists. John Ellis, Sight and Sound May 2000

 
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