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The wire, Deadwood, Homicide, and NYPD blue : violence is power

Author: Jason P Vest
Publisher: Santa Barbara : Praeger, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers the only examination of the television writing of David Milch and David Simon as significant contributions to American culture, literature, and social realism.

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Named Person: David Milch; David Simon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jason P Vest
ISBN: 9780313378195 0313378193 9780313378201 0313378207
OCLC Number: 548555643
Description: x, 290 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Prime-time realism : David Milch, David Simon, and television drama --
Peaks and valleys : David Milch and Hill Street blues --
Blue, black, and white : David Milch's NYPD blue --
Red balls : David Simon and Homicide : life on the street --
Street talk : David Simon's The corner --
American savagery : David Milch's Deadwood --
All the pieces matter : David Simon's The wire --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Jason P. Vest.

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"Vest argues that Milch and Simon are pioneers, that both are significant social realists, and that both are intentional authors; he supports this argument with careful, close textual reading and an Read more...

 
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