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Docudrama on European Television : A Selective Survey (Hardcover)

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This book explores docudrama as a creative response to troubled times. With generic characteristics formed via traditions in theatre as well as film, and with claims to fact underscored by investigative journalism, television docudrama examines key events and personalities in unfolding national histories. Post-Fall of the Berlin Wall, docudrama has become a means for nations to work through traumatic experiences both within national borders and Europe-wide. In this regard, it is an important genre for television networks as they attempt to make sense of complex current events. These authors offer a template for further study and point towards ways in which European television cultures, beyond those discussed here, might be considered in the future.
Number of Pages: 256
Genre: Performing Arts
Series Title: Palgrave European Film and Media Studies
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: August 13, 2016
TCIN: 51702628
UPC: 9781137499783
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-9577
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