The West Wing: The American Presidency as Television Drama
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BeschreibungInformed by historical scholarship and media analysis, is book takes a critical look at this award-winning show from a wide range of perspectives. Eminent scholars Peter C. Rollins and John O'Connor make an important contribution to the field with an eclectic mix of essays, which translate visual language into on-screen politics. While the series may be critized as "idealistic, " its clever techniques of camera work, lighting, editing, and mise en scene reflect America's best image of itself, and entertains a loyal audience that desperately wants to believe in the nobility of the American dream. This collection introduces readers to the sensibilities to appreciate the show's nuances and the necessary knowledge to avoid any misreadings. It will be of interest to students of politics, popular culture, fans and critics alike.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SYRACUSE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2003
Seitenanzahl: 272 Seiten