Journals Higher Education

$130.00

Hardcover

09 September 2009

194 Pages

ISBN: 9780748637515


Bookseller Code (06)

The Sitcom

Brett Mills

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Draws on original research into the television industry, incorporating interviews with sitcom writers, directors and producers
  • Includes research on audience responses to sitcom, with reference to offence, pleasure, and social change
  • Offers detailed textual analyses of a range of programmes, drawing on Humour Theory to explore the ways in which jokes and comic moments work
  • Outlines the future for sitcom, considering new media developments and the changing relationships between broadcasters and audiences"
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