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The cult TV book

Author: Stacey Abbott
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2010.
Series: Investigating cult TV
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Cult TV is a very exciting area of contemporary television. The Cult TV Book is the companion reference to this TV phenomenon, whose shows push the boundaries and offer biting commentaries on society today." "Cult TV is also changing. Whereas being cult used to mean being marginal with a small, loyal fan base, cult TV is now key to the television industry. Fandom is global and online; cult status for a show is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stacey Abbott
ISBN: 9781848850255 1848850255 9781848850262 1848850263
OCLC Number: 461279144
Description: xiv, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Never give up-never surrender! : the resilience of cult television / Stacey Abbott --
Defining cult TV : history, aesthetics, discourses. Observations on cult television / Roberta Pearson ; Members only : cult TV from margins to mainstream / Sergio Angelini & Miles Booy ; Case study : Twin Peaks / Miles Booy ; The aesthetics of cult television / Rhonda V. Wilcox ; Babylon 5 / Sergio Angelini ; Playing hard to "get" : how to write cult TV / Jane Espenson ; The twilight zone / Stan Beeler --
Reading cult TV : texts and contexts. The avengers/The new avengers / Paul Sutton ; Mainstream cult / Matt Hills ; Case study : Grey's anatomy / Hillary Robson ; Transgressive TV / Jes Battis ; Case study : Trailer park boys / Sharon Sutherland and Sarah Swan ; Case study : Masters of horror / Donato Totaro ; Innovative TV / Stacey Abbott ; Case study : Buffy the vampire slayer / Stacey Abbott ; Case study : The prisoner / Sergio Angelini ; Representation : exploring issues of sex, gender, and race in cult television / Lorna Jowett ; Case study : Angel / Lorna Jowett ; Case study : Battlestar Galactica / Bronwen Calvert ; Boldly going : music and cult TV / Janet K. Halfyard --
Constructing cult TV : the broadcast industry and cult television. The Star trek franchise / Lincoln Geraghty ; Cult TV and the television industry / Catherine Johnson ; Case study : HBO and the Sopranos / Catherine Johnson ; Case study : The Quatermass serials / Catherine Johnson ; Cult channels : Showtime, FX, and Cult TV / Simon Brown ; Case study : The X-files / Simon Brown ; Through the oblong window : the regulated duopoly and the creation of a cult children's "canon" in Britain / Tat Wood ; Case study : Bagpuss / Tat Wood ; Cult TV and the new media / Denzell Richards ; Doctor who / Miles Booy ; Writing tie-ins / Nancy Holder ; South Park / David Simmons --
The cult TV : audiences, fans, and fandom. Dark shadows / Stacey Abbott ; Television and the cult audience : a primer / Hillary Robson ; Case study : Da Ali G show / Hillary Robson ; The cult of cult TV? / Dick Fiddy ; Subcultural celebrity / Matt Hills ; Sapphire & steel / Sergio Angelini ; Gen, slash, OT3s, and crossover : the varieties of fan fiction / Roz Kaveney.
Series Title: Investigating cult TV
Responsibility: edited by Stacey Abbott.

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Cult TV is a very exciting area of contemporary television. This book redefines our understanding of cult TV, with fresh approaches to and case studies on: Cult TV aesthetics, History of cult TV,  Read more...

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