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Time in Television Narrative: Exploring Temporality in Twenty-First Century Programming

edited by Melissa Ames
Format
Book
Published
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9781617032936 (cloth : alk. paper), 161703293X (cloth : alk. paper), 9781617032943 (ebook), 1617032948 (ebook)
Contents
  • Introduction: television studies in the twenty-first century
  • Television's paradigm (time)shift: production and consumption practices in the post-network era / Todd M. Sodano
  • "A stretch of time": extended distribution and narrative accumulation in Prison break / J. P. Kelly
  • "It's not unknown": the loose- and dead-end afterlives of Battlestar Galactica and Lost / Jordan Lavender-Smith
  • Zero-degree seriality: television narrative in the post-network era / Norman M. Gendelman
  • "Play it again, Sam
  • and Dean": temporality and meta-textuality in Supernatural / Michael Fuchs
  • Temporality and trauma in American sci-fi television / Aris Mousoutzanis
  • The fear of the future and the pain of the past: the quest to cheat time in Heroes, FlashForward, and Fringe / Melissa Ames
  • Lost in our middle hour: faith, fate, and redemption post-9/11 / Sarah Himsel Burcon
  • "New beginnings only lead to painful ends": "undeading" and fear of consequences in Pushing daisies / Kasey Butcher
  • "Did you get pears?": temporality and temps mortality in The wire, Mad men, and Arrested development / Gry C. Rustad and Timotheus Vermeulen
  • Temporalities on collision course: time, knowledge, and temporal critique in Damages / Toni Pape
  • Freaks of time: reevaluating memory and identity through Daniel Knauf's Carnivale / Frida Beckman
  • The discourse of Medium: time as a narrative device / Kristi McDuffie
  • Making sense of the future: narrative destabilization in Joss Whedon's Dollhouse / Casey J. McCormick
  • Why 30 Rock rocks and The Office needs some work: the role of time/space in contemporary TV sitcoms / Colin Irvine
  • Change the structure, change the ttory: How I met your mother and the reformulation of the television romance / Molly Brost
  • Like sands through the half-hourglass: Nurse Jackie and temporal disruption / Janani Subramanian
  • The television musical: Glee's new directions / Jack Harrison
  • "Nothing happens unless first a dream": TV fandom, narrative structure, and the alternate universes of Bones / Melanie Cattrell
  • Two days before the day after tomorrow: time, temporality, and fandom in South Park / Jason W. Buel
  • Lost in time?: Lost fan engagement with temporal play / Lucy Bennett.
Description
xi, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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