Undead TV: Essays on Buffy the Vampire Slayer




      Undead TV: Essays on Buffy the Vampire Slayer
When the final episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer aired in 2003, fans mourned the death of the hit television series Yet the show has lived on through syndication, global distribution, DVD release, and merchandising, as well as in the memories of its devoted viewers Buffy stands out from much entertainment television by offering sharp, provocative commentaries on gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, and youth Yet it has also been central to changing trends in television production and reception As a flagship show for two U.S netlets the WB and UPN Buffy helped usher in the post network era, and as the inspiration for an active fan base, it helped drive the proliferation of Web based fan engagement.In Undead TV, media studies scholars tackle the Buffy phenomenon and its many afterlives in popular culture, the television industry, the Internet, and academic criticism Contributors engage with critical issues such as stardom, gender identity, spectatorship, fandom, and intertextuality Collectively, they reveal how a vampire television series set in a sunny California suburb managed to provide some of the most biting social commentaries on the air while exposing the darker side of American life By offering detailed engagements with Sarah Michelle Gellar s celebrity image, science fiction fanzines, international and youth audiences, Buffy tie in books, and Angel s body, Undead TV shows how this prime time drama became a prominent marker of industrial, social, and cultural change Contributors Ian Calcutt, Cynthia Fuchs, Amelie Hastie, Annette Hill, Mary Celeste Kearney, Elana Levine, Allison McCracken, Jason Middleton, Susan Murray, Lisa Parks Download Undead TV: Essays on Buffy the Vampire Slayer – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • Undead TV: Essays on Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Elana Levine
  • English
  • 24 August 2018
  • 0822340437

10 thoughts on “ Undead TV: Essays on Buffy the Vampire Slayer

  1. Remi says:

    Great critical analysis of one of my favorite TV series But what makes this one stand out from the several I ve read and enjoyed in the past is that this book analyzes its media presence marketing, advertising, etc which is awesome because I majored in mass comm I loved how these writers picked apart everything from Buffy s feminist credentials to how episodes and scenes were shot to all of the analogies and hyperbole My only criticism is of the chapters that analyzed the issue of race in Great critical analysis of one of my favorite TV series But what makes this one stand out from the several I ve read and enjoyed in the past is that this book analyzes its media presence marketing, advertising, etc which is awesome because I majored in mass comm I loved how these writers picked apart everything from Buffy s feminist credentials to how episodes and scenes were shot t...

  2. Estrella says:

    A critical analysis from the point of view of the cultural studies particularly in popular culture about one of my favourite TV shows, I really enjoyed it, the way is structured and the wide range of topics that analyses like media impact, feminism and femininity, the censorship towards the show in the UK, the analysis of the female and male representationI miss a conclusion at the end that would have offered a reflection of the book because every chapter is written for different authors A critical analysis from the point of view of the cultur...

  3. Gill says:

    A thoughtful set of essays looking at the show as cultural artefact and set in its period, which is, horrifically, twenty years ago now at least, S2 is I particularly enjoyed the discussion of the British reception and the attempts by TV channels to put the Buffyverse into a box I still haven t really forgiven C4 for what they did to Angel, while at least the Beeb had later screenings of uncensored episodes In places a little dated, inevitably, but still refreshingly prepared to take A thoughtful set of essays looking at the show as cultural artefact and set in its period, which is, horrifically, twenty years ago now at least, S2 is I particularly enjoyed the discussion of the British reception and the attempts by TV channels to put the Buffyverse into a box I still haven t really forgiven C4 for what they did to Angel, while at least the Beeb had later screenings of uncensored epis...

  4. Pamster says:

    The first essays are all about things like the impact of the show, marketing of the show, fan interaction with the show, etc I am wayinterested in criticism of the show itself Give me readings of that text until the end of time, and I ll be happy So I put it down for a while, not all that engaged, but then picked it back up the next 2 essays were awesome One is about race in Buffy and Dark Angel which I haven t watched It says that BtVS depicts the whiteness of Buffy and her The first essays are all about things like the impact of the show, marketing of the show, fan interaction with the show, etc I am wayinterested in criticism of the show itself Give me readings of that text until the end of time, and I ll be happy So I put it down for a while, not all that engaged, but then picked it back up the next 2 essays were awesome One is about race ...

  5. Melissa Maillet says:

    Very interesting As it is a collection on varying topics and by different authors, some chapters were better than others But I certainly enjoyed reading it While I am pretty versed on Buffy, my eyes were opened to some aspects of the show and it s connected lite...

  6. Laura says:

    This wasn t bad or anything, just not what I expected and not interesting to me personally.

  7. Bibliofiendlm says:

    Definitely interesting perspectives on the Buffyverse from an academic angle.

  8. Meg says:

    I was reading this in university when I was very busy with schoolwork, so I didn t get a chance to finish it I would really like to get back to it someday.

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