Cult Telefantasy Series Softcover Novel (B1) Star Trek Dr Who X-files Buffy
Paperback Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy
By (author) Sue Short , Edited by Donald E. Palumbo , Edited by C. W. Sullivan III
From The Prisoner in the 1960s to the more recent Heroes and Lost, a group of television series with strong elements of fantasy have achieved cult status. Focusing on eight such series, this work analyzes their respective innovations and influences. Assessing the strategies used to promote cult appeal, it also appraises increased opportunities for interaction between series creators and fans and evaluates how television fantasy has utilized transmedia storytelling. Notable changes within broadcasting are discussed to explain how challenging long-form dramas have emerged, and why telefantasy has transcended niche status to enjoy significant prominence and popularity.
Format Paperback | 256 pages
Dimensions 159 x 228.85 x 14.73mm | 349.27g
Publication date 30 Jun 2011
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