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Miami Vice captures the glitter and glamour embodied by Crockett and Tubbs by offering an anatomy of a ground-breaking work in the police procedural genre. The volume explores Vice's combination of disparate influences (MTV, film noir, soap opera, action films) as well as the social and cultural moments when it burst onto the network.
Miami Vice captures the glitter and glamour embodied by Crockett and Tubbs and offers students an anatomy of a ground-breaking work in the police procedural genre. Explores Miami Vice 's combination of disparate influences (MTV, film noir, soap opera, 'high concept' action films) as well as the social, cultural and industrial moments when it burst onto the network Introduces readers to major components of televisual analysis--style, storytelling, the television show as commodity and ideological critique-- that illustrate the show's unique features Provides a model for students' own assessment of other shows, and confirms precisely how--and on what terms-- Miami Vice redefined the police drama and an era
|Publisher||Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)|
|Published in||United Kingdom|
Acknowledgments. Introduction. 1. I Want My MTV Cops:
as Television Commodity. 2. Guns, Glitter, and Glamour: Styling the Show. 3. Losing the Plot?: Storytelling in
4. Risky Business: the Cultural Politics of
Afterword. Broadcast Date Notes. Notes. Bibliography. Index.