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The Resource Watching the World : Screen documentary and audiences

Watching the World : Screen documentary and audiences

Label
Watching the World : Screen documentary and audiences
Title
Watching the World
Title remainder
Screen documentary and audiences
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Screen documentary has experienced a marked rise in visibility and popularity in recent years. What are the reasons for the so-called 'boom' in documentaries at the cinema? How has television documentary met the challenge of new formats? And how do audiences engage with documentaries on screen? Watching the world extends the reach of documentary studies by investigating recent instances of screen documentary and the uses made of them by audiences. The book focuses on the interfaces between textual mechanisms, promotional tactics, and audiences' viewing strategies. Key topics of inquiry are: fi
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Austin, Thomas
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Documentary films
  • Documentary television programs
  • Audiences
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Audiences
  • Documentary films
  • Documentary television programs
Label
Watching the World : Screen documentary and audiences
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Continuity and change:the documentary 'boom'; 2. Seeing, feeling, knowing: Etre et avoir; 3. 'Suspense, fright, emotion, happyending': documentary form and audience response to Touching the Void; 4. 'The most confusing tears': home video, sex crime and indeterminacy in Capturing the Friedmans; 5. Approaching the invisible centre:middle-class identity and documentary film; 6. 'Our planet reveals its secrets': wildlife documentaries on television; 7. Conclusion: documentary world views; Methodological appendix; Select bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn818847563
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847794482
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1552114
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847563
Label
Watching the World : Screen documentary and audiences
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Continuity and change:the documentary 'boom'; 2. Seeing, feeling, knowing: Etre et avoir; 3. 'Suspense, fright, emotion, happyending': documentary form and audience response to Touching the Void; 4. 'The most confusing tears': home video, sex crime and indeterminacy in Capturing the Friedmans; 5. Approaching the invisible centre:middle-class identity and documentary film; 6. 'Our planet reveals its secrets': wildlife documentaries on television; 7. Conclusion: documentary world views; Methodological appendix; Select bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn818847563
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847794482
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1552114
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847563

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