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Triumph of a time lord : regenerating Doctor Who in the twenty-first century

Author: Matt Hills
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Triumph of a Time Lord is the first book-length, scholarly study of the 'new Who' phenomenon. It explores Doctor Who through contemporary debates in TV Studies: 'what is quality TV?' and how can we define TV series as both 'cult' and 'mainstream'? More than that, it challenges academic assumptions, analysing the significance of Murray Gold's music as well as visual representations. It also considers the role of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Television programs
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hills, Matt, 1971-
Triumph of a time lord.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(OCoLC)432408541
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Hills
ISBN: 9781441676900 1441676902 9780857717535 0857717537 9780857730961 0857730967
OCLC Number: 671648472
Description: 1 online resource (x, 261 pages)
Contents: Fans and producers. The Russell T. Davies era : Authorship and organization ; The Doctor Who mafia : fans as textual poachers turned gamekeepers --
Genre and format. Time travel in new Who as comedy, soap opera, adventure- and science fiction ; TV horror : the importance of monsters --
Quality and mainstream TV. The 'quality TV' debate- and the value of Doctor Who ; Mainstreaming Who : the importance of music ; A mainstream cult?
Responsibility: Matt Hills.

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Explores the ' Doctor Who' phenomenon through to the casting of Matt Smith as the Doctor. This book examines "Doctor Who" through contemporary debates in TV Studies about quality TV and how can we  Read more...

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