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The Resource The essential cult TV reader, edited by David Lavery

The essential cult TV reader, edited by David Lavery

Label
The essential cult TV reader
Title
The essential cult TV reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Lavery
Title variation
Essential cult television reader
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Essential Cult TV Reader is a collection of insightful essays that examine television shows that amass engaged, active fan bases by employing an imaginative approach to programming. Once defined by limited viewership, cult TV has developed its own identity, with some shows gaining large, mainstream audiences. By exploring the defining characteristics of cult TV, The Essential Cult TV Reader traces the development of this once obscure form and explains how cult TV achieved its current status as legitimate television. The essays explore a wide range of cult programs, from early shows such as
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Essential readers in contemporary media and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Television series
  • Television viewers
  • Television series
  • Television viewers
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Television series
  • Television viewers
  • Great Britain
  • United States
Label
The essential cult TV reader, edited by David Lavery
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: how cult TV became mainstream / David Lavery -- Absolutely fabulous / Angelina I. Karpovich -- The adventures of Brisco County, Jr. / Bartley Porter and Lynnette Porter -- Alias / Henrik Örnebring -- Angel / Joyce Millman -- The avengers / Angelina I. Karpovich -- Battlestar Galactica / Ian Maull and David Lavery -- Blake's 7 / Steven Duckworth -- Buffy the vampire slayer / Milly Williamson -- The comeback / Joanne Morreale -- The daily show and The Colbert report / Sam Ford -- Dark shadows / Jonathan Malcolm Lampley -- Dexter / Michele Byers -- Doctor Who / Matt Hills -- Farscape / Jes Battis -- Firefly / J.P. Telotte -- Freaks and geeks / Jonathan Gray -- Heroes / Nikki Stafford -- The league of gentlemen / Leon Hunt -- Life on Mars / Robin Nelson -- Lost / Marc Dolan -- Miami vice / Jon Stratton -- Monty Python's flying circus / Marcia Landy -- My so-called life / Michele Byers -- Mystery science theater 3000 / Robert Holtzclaw -- The prisoner / Douglas L. Howard -- Quantum leap / Lynnette Porter -- Red dwarf / Dee Amy-Chinn -- Roswell / Stan Beeler -- The Simpsons / Jonathan Gray -- South Park / Jason Jacobs -- Stargate SG-1 / Angela Ndalianis -- The Star trek franchise / Rhonda V. Wilcox -- Supernatural / Alison Peirse -- This life / Stephen Lacey -- Torchwood / Matt Hills -- 24 / Steven Peacock -- The twilight zone / Jonathan Malcolm Lampley -- Twin peaks / David Bianculli -- Ultraviolet / Stacey Abbott -- Veronica Mars / Sue Turnbull -- Wonderfalls / Stan Beeler -- Xena : warrior princess / Carolyn Skelton -- The X-files / Mikel J. Koven
Control code
ocn900344483
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (410 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813150208
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129b934
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344483
Label
The essential cult TV reader, edited by David Lavery
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: how cult TV became mainstream / David Lavery -- Absolutely fabulous / Angelina I. Karpovich -- The adventures of Brisco County, Jr. / Bartley Porter and Lynnette Porter -- Alias / Henrik Örnebring -- Angel / Joyce Millman -- The avengers / Angelina I. Karpovich -- Battlestar Galactica / Ian Maull and David Lavery -- Blake's 7 / Steven Duckworth -- Buffy the vampire slayer / Milly Williamson -- The comeback / Joanne Morreale -- The daily show and The Colbert report / Sam Ford -- Dark shadows / Jonathan Malcolm Lampley -- Dexter / Michele Byers -- Doctor Who / Matt Hills -- Farscape / Jes Battis -- Firefly / J.P. Telotte -- Freaks and geeks / Jonathan Gray -- Heroes / Nikki Stafford -- The league of gentlemen / Leon Hunt -- Life on Mars / Robin Nelson -- Lost / Marc Dolan -- Miami vice / Jon Stratton -- Monty Python's flying circus / Marcia Landy -- My so-called life / Michele Byers -- Mystery science theater 3000 / Robert Holtzclaw -- The prisoner / Douglas L. Howard -- Quantum leap / Lynnette Porter -- Red dwarf / Dee Amy-Chinn -- Roswell / Stan Beeler -- The Simpsons / Jonathan Gray -- South Park / Jason Jacobs -- Stargate SG-1 / Angela Ndalianis -- The Star trek franchise / Rhonda V. Wilcox -- Supernatural / Alison Peirse -- This life / Stephen Lacey -- Torchwood / Matt Hills -- 24 / Steven Peacock -- The twilight zone / Jonathan Malcolm Lampley -- Twin peaks / David Bianculli -- Ultraviolet / Stacey Abbott -- Veronica Mars / Sue Turnbull -- Wonderfalls / Stan Beeler -- Xena : warrior princess / Carolyn Skelton -- The X-files / Mikel J. Koven
Control code
ocn900344483
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (410 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813150208
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129b934
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344483

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