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Tele-ology: Studies in Television John Hartley

Tele-ology: Studies in Television

John Hartley

Published April 2nd 1992
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Kindle Edition
256 pages
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Teleology brings together John Hartleys work on television. The book draws on current critical theory in cultural studies to develop a wide-ranging and thought-provoking view of television broadcasting in Britain, Australia and the USA.Neighbours,MoreTeleology brings together John Hartleys work on television. The book draws on current critical theory in cultural studies to develop a wide-ranging and thought-provoking view of television broadcasting in Britain, Australia and the USA.Neighbours, Hancocks Half Hour, Dallas, Monty Python, Miami Vice, Beverly Hillbillies and Bonanza are among the examples of TV art that are discussed in Hartleys exploration of cultural politics. He takes in TV truth and propaganda- populism in the news- mythologies of the audience- TV drama as a `photopoetic genre in the tradition of Shakespeare- Kylie Minogue, Madonna and gardening shows.