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The carnival of the absurd: Stanislaw Bareja's alternatywy 4

Ostrowska, Dorota (2012) The carnival of the absurd: Stanislaw Bareja's alternatywy 4. In: Havens, T. and Imre, A. and Lustyik, K. (eds.) Popular Television in Eastern Europe During and Since Socialism. Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies. Abingdon, UK: Routledge. ISBN 9780415892483.

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Abstract

Book Synopsos: This collection of essays responds to the recent surge of interest in popular television in Eastern Europe. This is a region where television's transformation has been especially spectacular, shifting from a state-controlled broadcast system delivering national, regional, and heavily filtered Western programming to a deregulated, multi-platform, transnational system delivering predominantly American and Western European entertainment programming. Consequently, the nations of Eastern Europe provide opportunities to examine the complex interactions among economic and funding systems, regulatory policies, globalization, imperialism, popular culture, and cultural identity.This collection will be the first volume to gather the best writing, by scholars across and outside the region, on socialist and postsocialist entertainment television as a medium, technology, and institution.

Item Type: Book Section
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Arts > Film, Media and Cultural Studies
Depositing User: Dr Dorota Ostrowska
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2012 13:57
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2014 11:08
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/5812

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