21st-Century TV Dramas: Exploring the New Golden Age

by Amy M. Damico & Sara E. Quay
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Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Publication Date: February 12, 2016

ISBN: 9781440833458

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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In its exploration of some of the most influential, popular, or critically acclaimed television dramas since the year 2000, this book documents how modern television dramas reflect our society through their complex narratives about prevailing economic, political, security, and social issues.

• Identifies and explores connections between critically acclaimed television dramas and real life in the 21st century

• Documents the qualities of television drama series since the turn of the 21st century in the latest era in television that some refer to as the "third golden age of television"

• Offers accessible analysis of popular and current television dramas relevant to educators and students in the fields of media studies, television, and popular culture as well as anyone who enjoys modern television drama