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Experimental British Television by Laura Mulvey
Book DescriptionThroughout its history, British television has found a place, if only in its margins, for programmes that consciously worked to expand the boundaries of television aesthetics. Even in the present climate of increased academic interest in television history, its experimental tradition has generally either been approached generically or been lost within the assumption that television is simply a mass medium. Experimental British television uncovers the history of experimental television, bringing back forgotten programmes in addition to looking at relatively more privileged artists or programme strands from fresh perspectives. The book therefore goes against the grain of dominant television studies, which tends to place the medium within the flow of the 'everyday', in order to scrutinise those productions that attempted to make more serious interventions within the medium.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780719075544
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Laura Mulvey
Experimental British Television, Paperback (May 2015)
The first academic study to focus on experimental British television. Uncovers the history of experimental television, bringing back forgotten programmes and places the aesthetics of experimentation within historical contexts. The book also examines the importance of the changing technologies on British television.
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Published in the BFI Silver series, this new edition of Laura Mulvey's classic work of feminist theory features a new introduction and new illustrations. This collection contains writings, ranging from analyses of Xala, Citizen Kane, and Blue Velvet and the work of American Indian artist Jimmie Durham to the feminist photography of Cindy Sherman.
Godard's Contempt, Paperback (December 2012)
The essays collected in Godard's Contempt construct a framework for a renewed set of questions and analyses of Godard's great modern classic. Drawing on work by young scholars from the London Consortium, the essays benefit from their wide range of disciplinary and cultural backgrounds.
Citizen Kane, Paperback (July 2012)» View all books by Laura Mulvey
Laura Mulvey offers a fresh and original reading of one of the greatest films in all cinema. This new edition of Mulvey's study is published in the Film Classics 20th anniversary series of special editions, with a new foreword by the author, and a stunning new jacket design by Eric Skillman.
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Author Biography - Laura Mulvey
Laura Mulvey is Professor of Film and Media Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London. Jamie Sexton is Lecturer in the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth
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