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Cult television

Author: Sara Gwenllian-Jones; Roberta E Pearson
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2004.
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Leading scholars examine such shows as The X-Files; Star Trek; Xena, Warrior Princess; and Buffy the Vampire Slayer to determine the defining characteristics of cult television and map the contours of this phenomenon within the scope of popular culture.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cult television.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003018986
(OCoLC)52942908
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Gwenllian-Jones; Roberta E Pearson
ISBN: 9780816692989 081669298X 0816638306 9780816638307 0816638314 9780816638314
OCLC Number: 77561358
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 242 pages)
Contents: Cult --
Toward a constructivist approach to media cults / Philippe Le Guern --
The mainstream, distinction, and cult TV / Mark Jancovich and Nathan Hunt --
Quality science fiction / Petra Kuppers --
Bright particular star / Roberta E. Pearson --
Fictions --
Virtual reality and cult television / Sara Gwenllian-Jones --
Charactor, or, The strange case of Uma Peel / David A. Black --
Flexing those anthropological muscles / Karen Backstein --
Monsters and metaphors / Mary Hammond --
Fans --
How to tell the difference between production and consumption / Alan McKee --
Trainspotting The Avengers / Toby Miller --
Star Trek, Heaven's Gate, and textual transcendence / Jeffrey Sconce --
A kind of German Star Trek / Eva Vieth.
Responsibility: Sara Gwenllian-Jones and Roberta E. Pearson, editors.
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Contributors: Karen Backstein; David A. Black, Seton Hall U; Mary Hammond, Open U; Nathan Hunt, U of Nottingham; Mark Jancovich; Petra Kuppers, Bryant College; Philippe Le Guern, U of Angers, France;  Read more...

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