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Turn up the contrast : CBC television drama since 1952

Author: Mary Jane Miller; CBC Enterprises.
Publisher: Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press [and] CBC Enterprises co-publication, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Both a critical analysis and a survey history of how Canadians have used the medium of television, this is the first book to explore the content of Canadian television drama.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Jane Miller; CBC Enterprises.
ISBN: 0774802782 9780774802789
OCLC Number: 19125344
Description: ix, 429 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN"> Illustrations Acknowledgments I. Introduction 1. The Flowering of CBC Drama II. Genres 2. Copshows and Mysteries: "Check your guns at the border" 3. Family Adventure: "In every box, a prize!" 4. Sitcoms and Domestic Comedy: "But it's too cold to be a melting pot, mama!" 5. Other Series and Miniseries: "The best of tries and the worst of tries!" III. The CBC (Proudly) Presents 6. Anthology to 1968: "Window on the world as the world looks in" 7. Anthology: 1968 to the present: "The focus narrows" 8. Docudrama: "To be seen is to seed" IV. The Peripheral Is Central 9. Experimental: "The Seedbed" 10. Regional or "What Toronto doesn't know" V. Conclusions 11. Wrapup: The View from Within -- Interviews with John Kennedy 12. The Harvest: The View from Outside Appendices A. Chronology of Series and Anthologies B. Where to Find Material and a Cautionary Note C. A Checklist of Programmes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Mary Jane Miller.

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This book offers much more than a digest of review pieces; it stands on its own as valid and scholarly criticism. -- T.A. Pallen Choice Turn Up the Contrast will be the essential reference book for Read more...

 
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