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Watching Si Doel : Television, Language and Identity in Contemporary Indonesia.

Author: Klarijn Loven
Publisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2008.
Series: Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While television in today's world increasingly displays a global character, national television systems are still firmly rooted in a specific locality. But in what ways does this locality actually shape the content and performance of national television? What is the significance of local cultures and local languages in these processes of mediation? And how do the local, the national, and the global intersect in  Read more...
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Loven, Klarijn.
Watching Si Doel : Television, Language and Identity in Contemporary Indonesia.
Leiden : BRILL, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Klarijn Loven
ISBN: 9789004253919 9004253912
OCLC Number: 855969914
Notes: Sinetron Betawi: NPK, Fatima, Mat Angin.
Description: 1 online resource (387 pages)
Contents: Watching Si doel; Copyright; Contents; Introduction Watching Si Doel, studying Indonesian television; Si Doel and the New Order; Theoretical framework; Previous studies on media, discourse, and Indonesian media; 'Unframing' Si Doel: The DVD; Part I Si Doel, a discourse ofIndonesian television; Chapter I From Balai Pustaka to UNICEFThe mediatization of 'Betawi Doel'; Child of Betawi, the movie; Child of modernity; Educated Doel30; Doel commercials; Doel's adventures; Campaign Doel; The extended mediatization of 'Betawi Doel'; CHAPTER II Si Doel as a sinetronTelevising the New Order? Commercial television in New Order and post-Soeharto IndonesiaChanges in the television landscape in post-Soeharto Indonesia; The Indonesian sinetron as a genre and a metagenre; Multivision and mainstream sinetron13; Si Doel, the first series; Si Doel, its sequels; Si Doel: Televising the New Order?; A discourse of Indonesian television; CHAPTER III The making of Si Doel Shaping the face of Indonesian television; Localizing Indonesian television; Producing Si Doel: The revival of production company Karnos Film; The cast; Preparing the shoots. Producing the first series: The birth of a television hitPost-production: Setting a new standard for Indonesian television production; To be continued: Reproducing the success of the first series; Adding the final touch: Post-production; Part II The languagescape of Si Doel; CHAPTER IV The languagescape of Si DoelCreating an illusion of reality; The notion of 'languagescape'; The languagescape of Jakarta; Jakarta/Betawi Malay; The languagescape of Si Doel; Other elements of discourse characterizing Si Doel; Code-switching; Particles and interjections; Terms of address and personal pronouns. ConclusionCHAPTER V From script to broadcasting Producing the languagescape of Si Doel; Writing the script; Performing the script; Improvisation; Editing the languagescape of Si Doel; The multimodality of the television text Si Doel; The Idul Fitri scene; Conclusion; Part III Framing Si Doel; CHAPTER VI Si Doel as a broadcasting asset; Broadcasting in Indonesia; Si Doel enters the world of broadcasting; From risk to guaranteed profit; Paving the way for local television: Gossip lenong; Ratings discourse; The viewing figures of Si Doel; Exploiting the ratings of Si Doel. Si Doel 4 profits from the monetary crisisThe Sunsilk Quiz; Discovering the marketability of local television; CHAPTER VII Catching 'Doel fever'Si Doel in the discourse of ordinary viewersand television critics; Si Doel in public critical discourse; Si Doel in ordinary viewers' discourse: A nationwide debate?; The Vista-TV serialized story; Si Doel as exceptional Indonesian television; CHAPTER VIII Mediating Betawi identitySi Doel in Betawi discourse; Ethnicity as a discursive category; The Betawi: An ethnic group or a way of life?; Si Doel and the burden of representation; Bens Radio44.
Series Title: Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde.

Abstract:

While television in today's world increasingly displays a global character, national television systems are still firmly rooted in a specific locality. But in what ways does this locality actually shape the content and performance of national television? What is the significance of local cultures and local languages in these processes of mediation? And how do the local, the national, and the global intersect in discourses of and discourse on television? Taking a critical discourse analysis perspective, Watching Si Doel investigates these and related questions in the context of contemporary Ind.

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