Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-20 of 47 items for:

community x Television x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

See overview in Oxford Index

Popular music on East German television: Constructing the televisual pop community in the GDR

Edward Larkey.

in Popular television in authoritarian Europe

November 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 7749 words.

Popular music in the GDR was always subject to intense political scrutiny so that Western influences, if they could not be prevented altogether, would at least be incorporated into...

Go to Manchester University Press »  abstract

“Clean Officials,” Emotional Moral Community, and Anti-corruption Television Dramas

Ruoyun Bai.

in TV Drama in China

October 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 5723 words.

This chapter examines anti-corruption dramas. It focuses on Pure as Snow (Daxue wuhen, 2001) and demonstrates how a traditional Chinese cultural icon, Judge Bao (a fearless judge who pits...

Go to Hong Kong University Press »  abstract

Community and intimacy: from laugh track to commentary track

Leon Hunt.

in Cult British TV comedy

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 6652 words.

This chapter examines the role of two types of affectivity mediated through sound that can be seen as helping to position the comedy fan as part of a particular kind of audience formation....

Go to Manchester University Press »  abstract

The ‘experiential community’: early German television and media theory

Laura Heins.

in Screen

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 9243 words.

This essay investigates texts by media theorists of the 1930s-40s who anticipated and responded to the introduction of regular television broadcasting in Germany in 1935. My analysis...

Go to »  abstract

Fandom: Identities and Communities in a Mediated World

Karen Healey.

in Screen

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 1050 words.

Go to »  abstract

Modern Shakespeares in popular Bombay cinema: translation, subjectivity and community

Esha Niyogi De.

in Screen

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 0 words.

Go to »  abstract

Perspective

Abigail de Kosnik.

in The Survival of Soap Opera

November 2010; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 956 words.

This chapter presents QueenEve’ views about the role of soap fan communities in resisting the direction of their shows and providing greater pleasure for fans through community online...

Go to University Press of Mississippi »  abstract

The “Missing Years”

O’Meara Radha.

in The Survival of Soap Opera

November 2010; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 6043 words.

This chapter focuses on international viewing contexts for U.S. soaps through Days of Our Lives in Australia, exploring viewers’ reactions to the Nine Network’s decision to skip four years...

Go to University Press of Mississippi »  abstract

From National Preoccupation to Overseas Aspiration

Michael Keane.

in TV Drama in China

October 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 4636 words.

This chapter examines some of the export successes of China's television drama industry. In recognizing dramas that have registered sales in international markets, it becomes apparent that...

Go to Hong Kong University Press »  abstract

Voices of contention and BBC programming

Darrell M. Newton.

in Paving the Empire Road

October 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 35096 words.

This chapter begins with an examination of the 1960s, and looks at heightened concerns about urban unrest following the riots at Notting Hill and in Nottingham. Each event created further...

Go to Manchester University Press »  abstract

Only human nature after all? Romantic attractions and queer dilemmas (Queer as Folk)

Geraldine Harris.

in Beyond Representation

August 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 12302 words.

This chapter presents a discussion of conflicting and competing definitions of the term ‘queer’ as signal for controversy within the lesbian and gay community, with the representation of...

Go to Manchester University Press »  abstract

Men at work

Sue Vice.

in Jack Rosenthal

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 11586 words.

This chapter explores three of Jack Rosenthal's plays: The Dustbinmen, The Knowledge and London's Burning. The plot arises in The Dustbinmen and London's Burning from the nature of the job,...

Go to Manchester University Press »  abstract

Anglo-Jewish plays

Sue Vice.

in Jack Rosenthal

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 10825 words.

This chapter explores Anglo-Jewish incidents and characters in Jack Rosenthal's television plays. The two plays, The Evacuees and Bar Mitzvah Boy, represent elements of Anglo-Jewish life...

Go to Manchester University Press »  abstract

Post[ed]structuralism?

Sherra Schick.

in Stories of Oprah

December 2009; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 5765 words.

This chapter, which examines the kind of online community that is created by and for The Oprah Winfrey Show viewers, shows that on Oprah.com, Winfrey’s mission is at the center of the...

Go to University Press of Mississippi »  abstract

Oprah para Mujeres Chicanas

Adriana Katzew and Lilia de Katzew.

in Stories of Oprah

December 2009; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 8777 words.

This chapter examines the impact of Oprah Winfrey’s message on a selected group of Chicanas in California’s Central Valley comprised of college students and professionals. It shows that...

Go to University Press of Mississippi »  abstract

Television programming and social impact

Darrell M. Newton.

in Paving the Empire Road

October 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 20758 words.

This chapter provides an analysis of race and BBC television policy with a discussion of early Black images on BBC television, and the decisions that led to their appearances. This includes...

Go to Manchester University Press »  abstract

Television’s Paradigm (Time)Shift

Todd M. Sodano.

in Time in Television Narrative

July 2012; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 5297 words.

This chapter explores temporal differences between yesterday’s linear television viewing and today’s post-network consumption practices. As modes of content distribution have evolved, so...

Go to University Press of Mississippi »  abstract

Lost in Time?

Lucy Bennett.

in Time in Television Narrative

July 2012; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 5106 words.

Lost is credited with jumpstarting the narrative trend of experimental temporality. The series used experiments with time as an important part of its structure, employing...

Go to University Press of Mississippi »  abstract

Charles Burnett

Janet K. Cutler.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 8271 words.

Acclaimed by critics and scholars but virtually unknown to the general public, Charles Burnett is an independent black filmmaker whose Killer of Sheep (1977) and To Sleep with Anger (1990)...

African American Stars

Robin R. Means Coleman, Kitior Ngu and Timeka N. Tounsel.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 15276 words.

African American “stars” describes conspicuously public individuals of great social, artistic, and/or political presence, if not competence. These stars have garnered significant media...