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TV Drama in Transition: Forms, Values and Cultural Change Robin Nelson

TV Drama in Transition: Forms, Values and Cultural Change

Robin Nelson

Published May 1st 1997
ISBN : 9780312172763
Hardcover
277 pages
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TV Drama in Transition reflects upon changing dramatic forms in television in the context of broad cultural shifts over the past two decades. Sceptical about a postmodern paradigm shift, Nelson nevertheless sets contemporary TV drama in itsMoreTV Drama in Transition reflects upon changing dramatic forms in television in the context of broad cultural shifts over the past two decades. Sceptical about a postmodern paradigm shift, Nelson nevertheless sets contemporary TV drama in its socio-economic context, and explores the dramatic forms and experiences of recent television texts. A contentious stance is taken on a number of media orthodoxies, and the case for critical realisms is remade.