Time and relative dissertations in space: critical perspectives on Doctor Who

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Manchester University Press, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 336 pages
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This book is the first study of "Doctor Who" to explore the Doctor's adventures in all their manifestations: on television, audio, in print and beyond. Although focusing on the original series (1963-89), the collection recognizes that Doctor Whois a cultural phenomenon that has been "told" in many ways through a myriad of texts. Combining essays from academics as well as practitioners who have contributed to the ongoing narrative of Doctor Who, the collection encourages debate with contrasting opinions on the strengths (and weaknesses) of the program, offering a multi-perspective view of Doctor Whoand the reasons for its endurance.

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Contents

narrative form and pointofview
89
television history
108
Mythic identity in Doctor Who David Rafer
123
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

David Butler is Lecturer in Screen Studies at the University of Manchester.