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Small Screens: Essays on Contemporary Australian Television

Michelle Arrow Jeannine Baker Clare Monagle

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Monash University Publishing
01 September 2016
Literary essays; Society & Social Sciences; TV & society; Radio & television industry
There has been a lot happening on Australia's small screens. Neighbours turned 30. Struggle Street was accused of poverty porn. Pete evangelised Paleo. Gina got litigious. Netflix muscled in. The Bachelor spawned The Bachelorette. Peter Allen's maraccas were exhumed. The Labor Party ate itself. Anzac was an anti-climax. And so much more... Join us as we survey the Australian televisual landscape, and try to make sense of the myriad changes transforming what and how we watch. We've come a long way since Bruce Gyngell welcomed us to television in 1956. We now watch on demand and wherever we want, in our lounge rooms and on our devices. But some things stay the same. The small screen is still a place for imagining Australia, for better or for worse. Small Screens challenges and celebrates our contemporary TV worlds.
Edited by:   Michelle Arrow, Jeannine Baker, Clare Monagle
Imprint:   Monash University Publishing
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 210mm,  Width: 135mm, 
Weight:   234g
ISBN:   9781925377101
ISBN 10:   1925377105
Pages:   240
Publication Date:   01 September 2016
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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