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PopLit, PopCult, and the X-files : critical exploration

Author: Jan Delasara
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2000.
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"This critical exploration of the cult television series shows how its style, character and narrative structure have continued to tease and please viewers. By examining the show's mythic story arc, its expressionistic visuals and sounds, its self-reflexive humor, its ability to deliver strong sensory jolts, and its borrowing from the gothic horror tradition, the author explains why the series has been uniquely  Read more...
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Delasara, Jan, 1943-
PopLit, PopCult, and the X-files.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2000
(OCoLC)606455583
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Delasara
ISBN: 0786407891 9780786407897
OCLC Number: 43499466
Description: v, 247 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The X-files: mythos, vision and persona --
The X-files plot: the artistry of escape --
Genre and content --
Character, style and theme --
The X-files and the gothic horror tradition --
The X-files and the zeitgeist of the '90s.
Responsibility: by Jan Delasara.

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