Bleak House (BFI TV Classics)

Bleak House (BFI TV Classics)

By: Christine Geraghty (author)Paperback

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A new edition to our BFI TV Classics series, this analysis of BBC's Bleak House aims to analyze this critically acclaimed production in terms of its adaptation status, narrative organization, acting, setting and mise-en-scene, while also using it to comment on more general issues in television studies.

About Author

CHRISTINE GERAGHTY is Honorary Professorial Fellow at the University of Glasgow and Honorary Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is the author of Now a Major Motion Picture: Film Adaptations from Literature and Drama (2008); My Beautiful Laundrette (2004); British Cinema in the Fifties: Gender, Genre and the 'New Look' (2000); and Women and Soap Opera (1990), and editor, with David Lusted, of The Television Studies Book (1998


Acknowledgments.- Introduction: Dickens and Television.- The Classic Serial.- Serialisation and Soaps.- The Problem with Esther.- Narrative Organisation and the Double Story.- Characterisation and Performance.- Settings.- 'Illustrating' Bleak House.- Conclusion: Classic Television.- Notes.- Appendix: The Beginning and Ending of Each Episode.- Bibliography.- Credits.- Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781844574179
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 152
  • ID: 9781844574179
  • ISBN10: 1844574172

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