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Doctor Who in time and space : essays on themes, characters, history and fandom, 1963-2012  Cover Image Book Book

Doctor Who in time and space : essays on themes, characters, history and fandom, 1963-2012 / edited by Gillian I. Leitch.

Leitch, Gillian I., 1967- (Added Author).

Summary:

"This collection of fresh essays addresses a broad range of topics in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, both old (1963-1989) and new (2005-present)"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780786465491 (softcover : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0786465492 (softcover : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 2524142108 (softcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9782524142107 (softcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: viii, 289 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina ; McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-282) and index.
Includes videography (pages 269-276).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction / Gillian I. Leitch -- Event TV: fan consumption of televised Doctor Who in Britain (1963-present) / Andrew O'Day -- Social spaces: British fandom to the present / Andrew O'Day -- Don't call it a comeback / Aaron Gulyas -- Whose doctor? / J.M. Frey -- In and out of time: memory and chronology / Kieran Tranter -- Effecting the cause: time travel narratives / Paul Booth -- Narrative conflict and the portrayal of media, public relations and marketing in the new Doctor Who / Racheline Maltese -- Nostalgia for empire, 1963-1974 / Maura Grady and Cassie Hemstrom -- A needle through the heart: violence and tragedy as a narrative device / Lindsay Coleman -- Everything dies: the message of mortality in the Eccleston and Tennant years / Kristine Larsen -- "Ready to outsit eternity": human responses to the apocalypse / Andrew Crome -- A country made from metal? The "Britishness" of human-machine marriage in series 31 / Kate Flynn -- "Whatever you do, don't blink!" Gothic horror and the Weeping angels trilogy / David Whitt -- Doctor Who's women and his little blue box: time travel as a heroic journey of self-discovery for Rose Tyler, Martha Jones and Donna Noble / Antoinette F. Winstead -- Spoiled for another life: Sarah Jane Smith's adventures with and without Doctor Who / Sherry Ginn -- Chasing Amy: the evolution of the Doctor's female companion in the new Who / Lynnette Porter.
Subject: Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989)
Doctor Who (Television program : 2005- )
Science fiction television programs > Great Britain > History and criticism.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library PN 1992.77 .D63 D63 2013 30775305452154 General Collection Available -


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