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Columbo : paying attention 24/7

Author: David Martin-Jones
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2022] ©2022
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Columbo is fifty years old. A global smash in the 1970s, it is now a cult TV favourite. What is the reason for this enduring popularity? In this fascinating exploration of a television classic, David Martin-Jones argues that Columbo reveals how our current globalized world--of 24/7 capital, invasive surveillance and online labour--emerged in the late 20th century. Exploring everything from the influences on Falk's  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Martin-Jones
ISBN: 1474479790 9781474479790 9781474479806 1474479804
OCLC Number: 1231956029
Description: viii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Blueprint for Murder --
2. Pay Strict Attention --
3. Performing: Falk Acts/Columbo Pays Attention --
4. Learning: Columbo vs Modernity --
5. Policing: Not Class, History --
6. Locating: Bare Life in LA.
Responsibility: David Martin-Jones.

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Offers a unique analysis of globally iconic and cult favourite television show, Columbo.  Read more...

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