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Exploring Downton Abbey : Critical Essays - (Paperback)
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? The BBC television series Downton Abbey (2010–2016), highly rated in the UK, achieved cult status among American viewers, harking back to the days when serial dramas ruled the airwaves. The show’s finale was one of the most watched in all of television history. This collection of new essays by British and American contributors explores how a series about life in an early 20th century English manor home resonated with American audiences. Topics include the role of the house in literature and film, the changing roles of women and the servant class, the influence of jazz and fashion, and attitudes regarding education and the class system.
Number of Pages: 228
Genre: Performing Arts
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Street Date: March 13, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-59-0631
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