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  • Funny You Should Askby Scott Lewellen

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00

    This oral history of television sitcom writing offers the perspectives of 22 of the best and most prolific early comedy writers. How they broke into the business; how they wrote scripts (and where they got their ideas); what it was like to work on hits--and on flops; what the sitcom actors were like; how they collaborated with other writers and producers;... more...

  • Doctor Who in Time and Spaceby Gillian I. Leitch; Donald E. Palumbo; C.W. Sullivan

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00

    This collection of fresh essays addresses a broad range of topics in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, both old (1963-1989) and new (2005-present). The book begins with the fan: There are essays on how the show is viewed and identified with, fan interactions with each other, reactions to changes, the wilderness years when it wasn't... more...

  • Soap Operas im Englischunterrichtby Sandra Kerst

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; Not Available

    Kommunikative Kompetenz, Schülerorientierung, Medienkompetenz und Lebensweltbezug sind Schlüsselbegriffe, denen auch im fortgeführten Fremdsprachenunterricht der Sekundarstufe I eine bedeutende Rolle beigemessen wird. Sandra Kerst untersucht, inwiefern mit dem neuen Instrument einer für Schule und Unterricht modifizierten Soap Opera ? der ELT -Soap... more...

  • Medien und Emotionenby Wolfgang Höfer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 59.99

    Emotionale Medieninhalte und deren Alltagsrelevanz sind gerade in unserem Medienzeitalter von großer Bedeutung. Wolfgang Höfer klärt einige wesentliche Fragen: Welche Emotionen suchen junge Menschen im Medienangebot und welche Bedeutung haben diese Emotionen im Lebenskontext der RezipientInnen? Der Autor zeigt, dass sich relevante Alltagsprobleme... more...

  • Fernsehserienrezeptionby Annekatrin Bock

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; Not Available

    Fernsehserien ? jeder kennt sie, jeder hat eine Erinnerung an sie, ein Gefühl oder einen Gedanken, den er damit verbindet. Annekatrin Bock wendet sich dem Gegenstand der US-amerikanischen Prime-Time-Serie zu und fragt danach, welche Faktoren sich darauf auswirken, dass eine Serie von Serienzuschauern im deutschen Rezeptionskontext rezipiert wird.... more...

  • Carte Blancheby Jessica Pitchford

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 11.67

    Carte Blanche burst onto the scene in 1988 as a genre never before seen on South African television: a trail-blazer, a blend of sociological awareness, sophistication and audacity. When pay channel M-Net came up with this different and daring weekly eye-opener that pushed the envelope, it brought promise of freedom and creativity and ended a period... more...

  • Kollektives Fernsehen im öffentlichen Raum: Public Viewing im Zeitalter einer individualisierten Gesellschaftby Sören Berkowicz

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 37.04

    Hauptbeschreibung Public Viewing hat sich innerhalb des letzten Jahrzehnts als eine neue Rezeptionsform im öffentlichen Raum etabliert. Trotz einer nahezu gegebenen Vollversorgung an TV-Geräten in privaten Haushalten strömen alle Jahre wieder Millionen von Menschen zu öffentlichen Plätzen, um gemeinsam sportliche Großevents zu verfolgen. Doch welche... more...

  • Tribal Warfareby Christopher J. Wright

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 32.99

    Tribal Warfare thoroughly investigates a central element of the hit reality television show Survivor that the existing literature on reality television has overlooked: class politics. Christopher J. Wright combines textual analysis and survey research to demonstrate that Survivor operates and resonates as a political allegory. more...

  • Fan Phenomena: Doctor Whoby Paul Booth

    Intellect Books Ltd 2013; US$ 19.00

    Since its premiere in November 1963, the classic British television programme Doctor Who has been a cornerstone of popular culture for half a century. From the earliest ?Exterminate!? to the recent ?Allons-y!,? from the white-haired grandfather to the wide-grinned youth, the show has depicted the adventures of a time-travelling, dual-hearted, quick-witted... more...

  • Fan Phenomena: Star Trekby Bruce Drushel

    Intellect Books Ltd 2013; US$ 19.00

    From a decidedly inauspicious start as a low-rated television series in the 1960s that was cancelled after three seasons, Star Trek has grown to become a multi-billion-dollar industry of spin-off series, feature films and merchandise. Fuelling the ever-expanding franchise are some of the most rabid and loyal fans in the universe, known affectionately... more...