Undead TV: Essays on Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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November 2007



Critical studies of the popular television show, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER.


Contributors: Ian Calcutt, Cynthia Fuchs, Amelie Hastie, Annette Hill, Mary Celeste Kearney, Elana Levine, Allison McCracken, Jason Middleton, Susan Murray, Lisa Parks


Elana Levine is Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She is the author of "Wallowing in Sex: The New Sexual Culture of 1970s American Television," also published by Duke University Press.Lisa Parks is Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the author of "Cultures in Orbit: Satellites and the Televisual," also published by Duke University Press.


"Keenly attentive to gender, age, race, and institutional politics, the essays in this collection reverberate with the clarity, cogency, and force of high-quality television studies scholarship. Undead TV is indispensable reading not only for those interested in one of the most important American television series but also for anyone who wants to be informed about the current practices, investments, and prospects of television and other associated media."--Diane Negra, coeditor of Interrogating Postfeminism: Gender and the Politics of Popular Culture "Aiming its Mr. Pointy at preconceived ideas about the show, this collection tackles Buffy from cultural, economic, and aesthetic angles. Cancellation has clearly done nothing to blunt the show's cutting edge. Read it along with Joss Whedon's new eighth-season comic book and you'll agree: Buffy is dead--long live Buffy!"--Heather Hendershot, author of Saturday Morning Censors: Television Regulation before the V-Chip "This is a useful ... addition to the body of work on Buffy and other shows."--Times Literary Supplement, 21 September 2007
EAN: 9780822340652
ISBN: 0822340658
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2007
Seitenanzahl: 209 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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