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The Resource A state of Arrested development : critical essays on the innovative television comedy, edited by Kristin M. Barton ; foreword by Mitchell Hurwitz

A state of Arrested development : critical essays on the innovative television comedy, edited by Kristin M. Barton ; foreword by Mitchell Hurwitz

Label
A state of Arrested development : critical essays on the innovative television comedy
Title
A state of Arrested development
Title remainder
critical essays on the innovative television comedy
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kristin M. Barton ; foreword by Mitchell Hurwitz
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This collection of new essays explores how the show addressed issues like wealth and poverty, race, environmentalism and family relationships. Focusing on the show's iconic characters, the essays consider Arrested Development as it stands next such works of fiction as Hamlet, The Godfather and the writings of Kafka"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1992.77.A785
LC item number
S83 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Barton, Kristin Michael
Label
A state of Arrested development : critical essays on the innovative television comedy, edited by Kristin M. Barton ; foreword by Mitchell Hurwitz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Kristin M. Barton -- Life in Newport Beach. Living in sudden valley: the Bluth family and the fault lines of ideology / Edwin Demper -- The meaning of charity: depictions of corruption and altruism / Kristin M. Distel -- Lindsay Bluth and the politics of sincerity: environmental rhetoric, eco-consciousness and social performance / Elizabeth Lowry -- It ain't easy being race-sensitive: things whitey and African-Americany aren't ready to hear / James Rocha -- The ways of the secular flesh: destabilizing the heteronormative and negotiating non-monolithic sexualities / Navid Sabet -- Deconstructing the Bluths. "I'm a monster!": the monstrous and the comedic / Jonah Ford -- Narrative and the narrator in the politics of memory / Dustin Freeley -- Families with low self esteem: the fønke dynamic / Bethany Yates Poston and Crisman Richards -- "Obviously this blue part here is the land": the Bluths, decadence and logic adrift / Joseph S. Walker -- Comparative developments. Hamlet's ghost meme: accidental Shakespeare, repetition compulsion and roofie circles / Kristin N. Denslow -- The family business: Bluths, Corleones and the American dream / Kristin M. Bbarton -- The Kafkaesque in the trial of George Bluth / Matthew Gannon -- It's not tv, it's Arrested development -- "I swore I'd not go reality": the Bluths through the lens of genre / Patrick Gill -- Saving our Bluths: why the smartest comedy on television struggled to find an audience / Kristin M. Barton -- "Chalk one up for the internet: it has killed Arrested development": the series' revival, binge watching and fan/critic antagonism / Michael Graves
Control code
892463110
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 248 pages
Isbn
9780786479917
Isbn Type
(softcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2014049668
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40024708221
System control number
(OCoLC)892463110
Label
A state of Arrested development : critical essays on the innovative television comedy, edited by Kristin M. Barton ; foreword by Mitchell Hurwitz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Kristin M. Barton -- Life in Newport Beach. Living in sudden valley: the Bluth family and the fault lines of ideology / Edwin Demper -- The meaning of charity: depictions of corruption and altruism / Kristin M. Distel -- Lindsay Bluth and the politics of sincerity: environmental rhetoric, eco-consciousness and social performance / Elizabeth Lowry -- It ain't easy being race-sensitive: things whitey and African-Americany aren't ready to hear / James Rocha -- The ways of the secular flesh: destabilizing the heteronormative and negotiating non-monolithic sexualities / Navid Sabet -- Deconstructing the Bluths. "I'm a monster!": the monstrous and the comedic / Jonah Ford -- Narrative and the narrator in the politics of memory / Dustin Freeley -- Families with low self esteem: the fønke dynamic / Bethany Yates Poston and Crisman Richards -- "Obviously this blue part here is the land": the Bluths, decadence and logic adrift / Joseph S. Walker -- Comparative developments. Hamlet's ghost meme: accidental Shakespeare, repetition compulsion and roofie circles / Kristin N. Denslow -- The family business: Bluths, Corleones and the American dream / Kristin M. Bbarton -- The Kafkaesque in the trial of George Bluth / Matthew Gannon -- It's not tv, it's Arrested development -- "I swore I'd not go reality": the Bluths through the lens of genre / Patrick Gill -- Saving our Bluths: why the smartest comedy on television struggled to find an audience / Kristin M. Barton -- "Chalk one up for the internet: it has killed Arrested development": the series' revival, binge watching and fan/critic antagonism / Michael Graves
Control code
892463110
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 248 pages
Isbn
9780786479917
Isbn Type
(softcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2014049668
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40024708221
System control number
(OCoLC)892463110

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