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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
This pioneering book provides detailed analysis of scenes from nine British television dramas produced between 1954 and 2001. Taking dinner table scenes as a recurring motif, the study analyses changes in televisual style with reference to production practices, technology, aesthetic preferences, and social and institutional change. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 49.95
The horror genre harbors a number of films too bold or bizarre to succeed with mainstream audiences, but offering unique, startling and often groundbreaking qualities that have won them an enduring following. Beginning with Victor Sjostrom's The Phantom Carriage in 1921, this book tracks the evolution and influence of underground cult horror over... more...
- NewSouth 2014; US$ 14.99
Tony Abbott thinks that Rupert Murdoch is one of the most influential Australians of all time and that we should support our hometown hero. Murdoch, who has mainly lived in New York since 1973 and renounced his Australian citizenship in order to move into American TV, has aroused much more controversy than most hometown heroes. This comprehensive... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 16.99
The first anthology of America's foremost intellectual magazine. n+1 appeared in the fall of 2004, the brainchild of a group of writers working out of a small apartment. Intended to revive the leftist social criticism and innovative literary analysis that was the hallmark of the Partisan Review and other midcentury magazines, n+1 was a rejoinder... more...
- Canongate Books 2014; US$ 13.29
'A joyous compendium of facts, fun and stories. This hilarious and informative guide is destined to become the companion to radio's most enduring panel game' PAUL MERTON In this first ever official companion, chairman Nicholas Parsons tells the fascinating story of the much-loved panel game and Graham Norton, Sue Perkins, Jenny Eclair and Gyles Brandreth... more...
- For Beginners 2012; US$ 16.99
Marshall McLuhan was one of the most brilliant and original thinkers of the 20th century. He was so far ahead of his time that he predicted the future and offered a critique of human behavior in a media saturated world that is perhaps more valuable in today?s Internet age than it was in his own time. McLuhan pioneered the study of Media, unified... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 8.99
The Untold History of Television provides a captivating glimpse behind the scenes of the groundbreaking series that have both defined and changed the pop culture landscape. Go behind the scenes to explore the inception and development of these series, thought-provoking episode analysis, and on-the-set stories about the cast and crew. This ebook bundles... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
First published in 1990, this title presents a rich account of how television intersects with family life in American and other world cultures. From an analysis of the political and cultural significance of China?s most important television series to detailed descriptions of how families in the United States interpret and use television at home, James... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2012; US$ 23.99
Always put the listener first has been NPR's mantra since its inception in 1970. Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, NPR's programming attracts over 27 million listeners every week. This beautifully designed volume chronicles NPR's storied history, featuring dozens of behind-the-scenes photos, essays and original reporting by a who's who of NPR staff... more...
- Headline 2013; US$ 24.99
Coronation Street is the world's longest-running TV soap-opera and a hugely popular national institution. From the moment the very first episode flickered onto our screens on 9 December 1960, the very heart of the show has always been the Rovers Return public house. It may just be a backstreet boozer, but TV's most famous pub has been at the centre... more...