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By Melissa Ames

This assortment analyzes twenty-first-century American tv courses that hire temporal and narrative experimentation. those exhibits play with time, slowing it right down to spread narrative via time retardation and compression. They disrupt the chronological circulate of time itself, utilizing flashbacks and insisting that audience be ready to situate themselves in either the current and the earlier narrative threads. even though temporal play has existed at the small reveal ahead of the hot millennium, by no means earlier than has narrative time been so freely tailored in mainstream tv. The essayists supply causes for not just the frequency of time-play in modern programming, but additionally the consequences of its occasionally disorienting presence.

Drawing upon the fields of cultural reports, tv scholarship, and literary experiences, in addition to overarching theories relating postmodernity and narratology, Time in tv Narrative deals a few severe feedback. The expanding variety of tv courses fascinated by time may possibly stem from any and the entire following: fresh clinical methods to quantum physics and temporality; new conceptions of historical past and publish heritage; or tendencies in late-capitalistic creation and intake, within the new tradition of instantaneity, or within the contemporary trauma tradition amplified after the September eleven assaults. in brief, those televisual time experiments might be a cultured reaction to the weather from which they derive. those essays study either ends of this continuum and in addition attend to a different an important variable: the tv viewer observing this new temporal play.

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