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Time on TV: Narrative Time, Time Travel and Time Travellers in Popular Television Culture

Time on TV: Narrative Time, Time Travel and Time Travellers in Popular Television Culture
Lorna Jowett, Kevin Robinson, David Simmons

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From early examples such as "Star Trek" and "Sapphire and Steel" to more contemporary shows including "Life on Mars" and "The Vampire Diaries," time has frequently been used as a device to allow programme makers to experiment stylistically and challenge established ways of thinking. Time on Television offers readers a range of exciting, accessible, yet intellectually rigorous essays that consider the many and varied ways in which telefantasy shows have explored this subject, providing the reader with a greater understanding of the importance of time to the success of genre on the small screen

Author Info

Lorna Jowett is Reader in Television Studies at the University of Northampton, UK. Kevin Lee Robinson is Lecturer in Scriptwriting for TV and Film, University of Northampton, UK. David Simmons is Lecturer in English and Film and TV, University of Northampton, UK.

Bibliographic Info

Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
Series: Investigating Cult TV Series

Hardback
ISBN: 9781784530136
Publication Date: 29 Jun 2016
Number of Pages: 256
Height: 234
Width: 156

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