Wiley-Blackwell Studies in Film and Television
The texts explored in the Wiley-Blackwell Studies in Film and Television are known and recognized world-wide for their ability to generate discussion and debate about evolving media industries as well as, crucially, representations and conceptualizations of gender, class, citizenship, race, consumerism and capitalism, and other facets of identity and experience. From Top Hat to Hairspray, from early sitcoms to contemporary forensic dramas, the series encompasses a range of film and television material that reflects diverse genres, forms, styles and periods. Wiley-Blackwell Studies in Film and Television is designed to communicate these themes clearly and effectively to media studies students at all levels while also introducing groundbreaking scholarship of the very highest caliber. These are the films and shows we really want to watch, the new 'teachable canon' of alternative classics that range from silent film to CSI.