Interrogating The Shield (Television and Popular Culture) by Nicholas Ray PDF

By Nicholas Ray

while The safeguard first seemed on US tv in March 2002, it broke scores files with the top audience-rated unique sequence preferable in cable background. during its next seven-season run, the express went directly to win foreign approval for its abrasive depiction of an city American dystopia and the systemic political and juridical corruption feeding it. the 1st e-book devoted to the research of this immensely winning sequence, Interrogating "The safeguard" brings jointly ten serious essays, written from quite a few methodological and theoretical views. themes diversity from an exploration of the sequence' derivation, style, and construction, to expositions of the ethics, aesthetics, and politics of the exhibit.

As will be anticipated from a multiauthored assortment, this quantity doesn't search to offer a homogenized account of The safeguard. The exhibit is variously applauded and critiqued. of their serious sort, besides the fact that, the essays during this publication are a testomony to the cultural importance and artistic complexity of the sequence. As such, they seem to be a reminder of the renewed strength of caliber tv drama today.

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