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Television aesthetics and style

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Although Film Studies has successfully (re)turned attention to matters of style and interpretation, its sibling discipline has left the territory uncharted - until now. The question of how television operates on a stylistic level has been critically underexplored, despite being fundamental to our viewing experience. This significant new work redresses a vital gap in Television Studies by engaging with the stylistic dynamics of TV; exploring the aesthetic properties and values of both the medium and particular types of output (specific programmes); and raising important questions about the way we judge television as both cultural artifact and art form. Global Television: Aesthetics and Style provides a unique and vital intervention in the field, raising key questions about television's artistic properties and possibilities. Through a series of case-studies by internationally renowned scholars, the collection takes a radical step forward in understanding TV's stylistic achievements.

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Author(s):
Ed Jacobs & Peacock
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
150 mm x 230 mm 536 g
Edition:
2013
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1441157514
ISBN-13:
9781441157515
Number of pages:
332
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Title:
Television aesthetics and style

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Although Film Studies has successfully (re)turned attention to matters of style and interpretation, its sibling discipline has left the territory uncharted - until now. The question of how television operates on a stylistic level has been critically underexplored, despite being fundamental to our viewing experience. This significant new work redresses a vital gap in Television Studies by engaging with the stylistic dynamics of TV; exploring the aesthetic properties and values of both the medium and particular types of output (specific programmes); and raising important questions about the way we judge television as both cultural artifact and art form. Global Television: Aesthetics and Style provides a unique and vital intervention in the field, raising key questions about television's artistic properties and possibilities. Through a series of case-studies by internationally renowned scholars, the collection takes a radical step forward in understanding TV's stylistic achievements.

No inscriptions

Author(s):
Ed Jacobs & Peacock
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
150 mm x 230 mm 536 g
Edition:
2013
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1441157514
ISBN-13:
9781441157515
Number of pages:
332
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Title:
Television aesthetics and style

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