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Author Harmes, Marcus K.

Title Doctor Who and the art of adaptation : fifty years of storytelling / Marcus K. Harmes.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]

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 Moore Stacks  PN1992.77.D6273 H36 2014    Available  ---
Description xxiii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Science fiction television
Science fiction television (Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-210) and index.
Contents In the beginning -- What gets adapted? -- Who was adapting? -- Motives for adapting -- A classical education: adapting history in Doctor Who -- Victorian worlds in Doctor Who -- Gothic themes and creative tensions -- British westerns, American frontiers, and a marketing strategy -- Who-dunit? Agatha Christie in time and space -- Tragedy, the Jacobeans' and Evelyn Waugh -- Conclusion.
Subject Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989)
Doctor Who (Television program : 2005- )
History on television.
Television and history.
Science fiction television programs -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989)
Doctor Who (Television program : 2005- )
History on television.
Science fiction television programs.
Television and history.
Great Britain.
Indexed Term Australian
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN 1442232846 (cloth : alk. paper)
1442232854 (ebook)
9781442232846 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442232853 (ebook)
9781442232853 (ebook)
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