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Television Mockumentary: Reflexivity, satire and a call to play 1st Edition
by Craig Hight (Author)

Mockumentary is now an established part of the spectrum of television styles, with both deep roots in television history and a key part of innovations in the sitcom genre since the 1990s. Tracing the development of mockumentary series within the broader history of traditions of satire, drama and nonfiction programming, the author uses detailed discussions of popular and innovative television series from Britain, the United States, Canada, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.

This is the first detailed study of the rich vein of mockumentary television programmes, covering series such as ‘The Larry Sanders Show’, ‘The Daily Show’, and the British and American versions of ‘The Office’ to discuss how producers have experimented with mockumentary as a distinctive approach to storytelling.

About the Author
Craig Hight is Senior Lecturer in Screen and Media Studies at the University of Waikato, New Zealand.

Product Details
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Manchester University Press; 1 edition (June 1, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0719073170
ISBN-13: 978-0719073175
Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 1.1 x 5.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 15.5 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,236,430 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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