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Dreams in American television narratives : from Dallas to Buffy

Author: Cynthia Burkhead
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, ©2013.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Burkhead
ISBN: 9781628927870 1628927879 9781441124173 1441124179
OCLC Number: 944225486
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 172 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Film dreams and television dreams --
Dreaming in black and white --
Exposition: introducing the narrative --
Development: advancing the narrative --
Crisis: building to narrative climax --
Lysis: ending the narrative --
Television critiques its dreams --
Part II. Case study: Buffy the vampire slayer --
Case study: The Sopranos --
Case study: Lost --
Case study: Awake.
Responsibility: Cynthia Burkhead.

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In this deftly written, cogent, comprehensive, and pioneering study, a must read for every fully conscious TV scholar, Cynthia Burkhead not only wakes up television studies to the neglected oneirics Read more...

 
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