The Greatest Show in the Galaxy: The Discerning Fan's Guide to Doctor Who
The long-running BBC science fiction program Doctor Who has garnered an intense and extremely loyal fan base since its 1963 debut. This work examines the influences of psychology, literature, pop culture, and the social sciences on Doctor Who storylines and characters. Topics explored include how such issues as class, gender, and sexual attraction factor into the relationships between the Doctor and his companions; whether the Doctor suffers from multiple personality disorder or other psychological afflictions; and the role of the Doctor's native culture in shaping his sense of identity.
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Review: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy: The Discerning Fans Guide to Doctor WhoUser Review - Elisabeth - Goodreads
A lot of this book is rather silly. Written by fans for fans, with tongue firmly in cheek, it explores such things as the psychological quirks, sexual proclivities, and raisons d'etre of everyone's ... Read full review
Review: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy: The Discerning Fans Guide to Doctor WhoUser Review - Goodreads
Granted, I'm one of the co-authors of this book, so I may be a little bit biased. I do, however, want to say that Tom Powers and I take great pride in the work that we've done, and we believe that ...
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