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Author Harmes, Marcus K., author.

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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Description 1 online resource.
Series Science fiction television
Science fiction television (Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references 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.
Summary <Span><span style=""font-style:italic;"">Doctor Who</span><span> is one of the most enduring British programs over the last 50 years and its success has translated to the U.S., where it has been shown for decades, first on PBS stations and currently on BBC America. This book looks at how the writers and producers of </span><span style=""font-style:italic;"">Doctor Who</span><span> have adapted-and will no doubt continue to do so-various texts to create many episodes throughout the show's history.</span></span>
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Subject Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989)
Doctor Who (Television program : 2005- )
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.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Harmes, Marcus K. Doctor Who and the art of adaptation 9781442232846 (DLC) 2013046794 (OCoLC)866614901
ISBN 9781442232853 (electronic bk.)
1442232854 (electronic bk.)