Paleo TV, neo TV and meta TV in US drama series

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    Abstract

    This paper analyses the paleoTV, neoTV and metaTV features in three US drama series belonging to drama series genres and adventure subgenres: adventures («Lost»), crime («CSI: Crime Scene Investigation») and politics («The West Wing»). The aim of the research is to study these TV series in relation to the three eras which divide the short history of TV up to today, to determine the features that define this media in serial fiction and its relation to its own diachronic moment. The methodology of this work is based on the concepts of several scholars and makes references to other US fiction series. It emphasizes the autoreferenciality and intertextuality as some of metaTV's most important features.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)175-183
    JournalComunicar
    Volume16
    Issue number33
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

    Keywords

    • Autoreferenciality
    • Education
    • Ideological transmission
    • Intertextuality
    • Serial TV fiction

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