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The Resource Impossible worlds, impossible things : cultural perspectives on Doctor Who, Torchwood and the Sarah Jane Adventures, edited by Melissa Beattie, Ross P. Garner and Una McCormack

Impossible worlds, impossible things : cultural perspectives on Doctor Who, Torchwood and the Sarah Jane Adventures, edited by Melissa Beattie, Ross P. Garner and Una McCormack

Label
Impossible worlds, impossible things : cultural perspectives on Doctor Who, Torchwood and the Sarah Jane Adventures
Title
Impossible worlds, impossible things
Title remainder
cultural perspectives on Doctor Who, Torchwood and the Sarah Jane Adventures
Statement of responsibility
edited by Melissa Beattie, Ross P. Garner and Una McCormack
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The successful regeneration of Doctor Who in the twenty-first century has sparked unprecedented popular success and renewed interest Otherin the academy. The ten essays assembled in this volume draw on a variety of critical approaches-from cultural theory to audience studies, to classical reception and musicology-to form a wide-ranging interdisciplinary discussion of Doctor Who, classic and new, and its spin-off series, Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures. Other additional contributions from Andrew Pixley, Robert Shearman, Barnaby Edwards, and Matt Hills, the volume is intended to be acces
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
791.4/575
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1992.8.S35
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Beattie, Melissa
  • Garner, Ross P
  • McCormack, Una
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  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Television
  • Popular culture
  • Science fiction
  • Doctor Who (Television program : 2005- ) -- Congresses
  • Sarah Jane adventures (Television program) -- Congresses
  • Torchwood (Television program) -- Congresses
Target audience
specialized
Label
Impossible worlds, impossible things : cultural perspectives on Doctor Who, Torchwood and the Sarah Jane Adventures, edited by Melissa Beattie, Ross P. Garner and Una McCormack
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
  • Fifty not out : the Doctor's enduring appeal / Ross P. Garner, Melissa Beattie, and Una McCormack -- Part I. The ongoing storm : the Doctor in British society and culture. The regeneration game : Doctor Who and the changing faces of heroism / John Paul Green. The Doctor's burden : racial superiority and panoptic privilege in new Doctor Who / Christine Gilroy. Army of ghosts : sight, knowledge, and the invisible terrorist in Doctor Who / Matthew Jones. Constructing a space for the subversive : science fiction, comedy, and cultural commentary in new Doctor Who / Erica Moore -- Part II. The myth (re- )makers : classical tropes and methodologies. Beware of geeks appropriating Greeks : viewer reception of the myth of Philoctetes in Torchwood / Amanda Potter. Sideways Pompeii! : the use of a historical period to question the Doctor's role in history / Antony G. Keen. A kiss is just a kiss (except when it's not) : life and breath in the Whoniverse / Melissa Beattie
  • (cont.) Part III. Traveling with Auntie : institutional debates and framings. "Not sure if it's Marxism in action or a West-End musical" : class, citizenship, and culture in new Doctor Who / Lisa Kerrigan. "Don't you forget about me" : intertextuality and generic anchoring in The Sarah Jane Adventures / Ross P. Garner. The popular electronic : Doctor Who and the BBC's radiophonic workshop / Charlotte Stevens. "Working with Daleks" : a discussion with Robert Shearman and Barnaby Edwards -- Afterword : scholar-fandom's different incarnations / Matt Hills
Control code
651923233
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (235 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443819602
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612650741
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265074
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)651923233
Label
Impossible worlds, impossible things : cultural perspectives on Doctor Who, Torchwood and the Sarah Jane Adventures, edited by Melissa Beattie, Ross P. Garner and Una McCormack
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
  • Fifty not out : the Doctor's enduring appeal / Ross P. Garner, Melissa Beattie, and Una McCormack -- Part I. The ongoing storm : the Doctor in British society and culture. The regeneration game : Doctor Who and the changing faces of heroism / John Paul Green. The Doctor's burden : racial superiority and panoptic privilege in new Doctor Who / Christine Gilroy. Army of ghosts : sight, knowledge, and the invisible terrorist in Doctor Who / Matthew Jones. Constructing a space for the subversive : science fiction, comedy, and cultural commentary in new Doctor Who / Erica Moore -- Part II. The myth (re- )makers : classical tropes and methodologies. Beware of geeks appropriating Greeks : viewer reception of the myth of Philoctetes in Torchwood / Amanda Potter. Sideways Pompeii! : the use of a historical period to question the Doctor's role in history / Antony G. Keen. A kiss is just a kiss (except when it's not) : life and breath in the Whoniverse / Melissa Beattie
  • (cont.) Part III. Traveling with Auntie : institutional debates and framings. "Not sure if it's Marxism in action or a West-End musical" : class, citizenship, and culture in new Doctor Who / Lisa Kerrigan. "Don't you forget about me" : intertextuality and generic anchoring in The Sarah Jane Adventures / Ross P. Garner. The popular electronic : Doctor Who and the BBC's radiophonic workshop / Charlotte Stevens. "Working with Daleks" : a discussion with Robert Shearman and Barnaby Edwards -- Afterword : scholar-fandom's different incarnations / Matt Hills
Control code
651923233
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (235 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443819602
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612650741
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
265074
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)651923233

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