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Title Upstairs and downstairs : British costume drama television from The Forsyte saga to Downton Abbey / edited by James Leggott, Julie Anne Taddeo.

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]


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Description 1 online resource (330 pages) : illustrations
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Approaches to the Costume Drama. Pageantry and populism, democratization and dissent: the forgotten 1970s / Claire Monk -- History's Drama: Narrative Space in "Golden Age" British Television Drama / Tom Bragg -- "It's not clever, it's not funny, and it's not period!": Costume Comedy and British Television / James Leggott -- "It is but a glimpse of the world of fashion": British Costume Drama, Dickens, and Serialization / Marc Napolitano -- Neverending Stories?: The Paradise and the Period Drama Series / Benjamin Poore -- Epistolarity and Masculinity in Andrew Davies's Trollope Adaptations / Ellen Moody -- "What are we going to do with Uncle Arthur?": Music in the British Serialized Period Drama / Scott Strovas and Karen Beth Strovas -- The Costume Drama, History, and Heritage. British Historical Drama and the Middle Ages / Andrew B.R. Elliott -- Desacralizing the Icon: Elizabeth I and Television / Sabrina Alcorn Baron -- "It's not the navy" We don't stand back to stand upwards": The Onedin Line and the Changing Waters of British Maritime Identity / Mark Fryers -- Good-Bye to All That: Piece of Cake, Danger UXB, and the Second World War / A. Bowdoin Van Riper -- Upstairs, Downstairs (2010-2012) and Narratives of Domestic and Foreign Appeasement / Giselle Bastin -- Downton Abbey and heritage / Katherine Byrne -- Experimentation and Post-Heritage in Contemporary TV Drama: Parade's End / Stella Hockenhull -- The Costume Drama, Sexual Politics, and Fandom. "Why don't you take her?": Rape in the Poldark Narrative / Julie Anne Taddeo -- The Imaginative Power of Downton Abbey Fanfiction / Andrea Schmidt -- This Wonderful Commercial Machine: Gender, Class, and the Pleasures and Spectacle of Shopping in The Paradise and Mr. Selfridge / Andrea Wright -- Taking a Pregnant Pause: Interrogating the Feminist Potential of Call the -- Midwife / Louise FitzGerald -- Queer Lives: Representation and Reinterpretation in Upstairs, Downstairs and Downton Abbey / Lucy Brown -- Troubled by Violence: Transnational Complexity and the Critique of Masculinity in Ripper Street / Elke Weissmann.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Historical television programs -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
Clothing and dress on television.
Television series -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Leggott, James, editor.
Taddeo, Julie Anne, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Upstairs and downstairs : British costume drama television from The Forsyte saga to Downton Abbey. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015] 9781442244825
ISBN 9781442244825 (cloth alk. paper)
9781442244832 (e-book)

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