The Resource Reading Joss Whedon, (electronic resource)

Reading Joss Whedon, (electronic resource)

Label
Reading Joss Whedon
Title
Reading Joss Whedon
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In an age when geek chic has come to define mainstream pop culture, few writers and producers inspire more admiration and response than Joss Whedon. From Buffy the Vampire Slayer to Much Ado About Nothing, from Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog to The Avengers, the works of Whedon have been the focus of increasing academic attention. This collection of articles represents some of the best work covering a wide array of topics that clarify Whedon's importance, including considerations of narrative and visual techniques, myth construction, symbolism, gender, heroism, and the business side of television. The editors argue that Whedon's work is of both social and aesthetic significance; that he creates "canonical television." He is a master of his artistic medium and has managed this success on broadcast networks rather than on cable. From the focus on a single episode to the exploration of an entire season, from the discussion of a particular narrative technique to a recounting of the history of Whedon studies, this collection will both entertain and educate those exploring Whedon scholarship for the first time and those planning to teach a course on his works
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Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
791.45092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilcox, Rhonda
  • Cochran, Tanya R.
  • Masson, Cynthea
  • Lavery, David
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Television and popular culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whedon, Joss
  • Television producers and directors
  • Television programs
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Reading Joss Whedon, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11719452
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780815652830
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719452
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Reading Joss Whedon, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11719452
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780815652830
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719452
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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