German Television: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives (Film Europa #19) (Paperback)

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By Larson Powell (Editor), Robert Shandley (Editor)
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Long overlooked by scholars and critics, the history and aesthetics of German television have only recently begun to attract serious, sustained attention, and then largely within Germany. This ambitious volume, the first in English on the subject, provides a much-needed corrective in the form of penetrating essays on the distinctive theories, practices, and social-historical contexts that have defined television in Germany. Encompassing developments from the dawn of the medium through the Cold War and post-reunification, this is an essential introduction to a rich and varied media tradition.

About the Author


Robert Shandley is Professor of German and Film Studies at Texas A&M University. His most recent books include Hogan's Heroes (TV Milestones Series, 2011) and Runaway Romances: Hollywood's Postwar Tour of Europe (2009).


Product Details
ISBN: 9781785338373
ISBN-10: 1785338374
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Publication Date: February 13th, 2018
Pages: 242
Language: English
Series: Film Europa
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