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  1. Weekly Required Readings 25 items
    These texts must be read before attending the lecture.
    1. Week 1: Introduction: What is Genre? - Glen Creeber, Steve Neale, Graeme Turner, Terry Bailey 2015

      Chapter Core

    2. Week 2: Studying Television Drama - Robin Nelson 2008

      Document Core Scanned item for students currently on this module.

    3. Week 2: The Single Play - Glen Creeber, Robin Nelson 2008

      Document Core Scanned item for students currently on this module.

    4. Week 4: Studying Soap Opera - Anna McCarthy, Glen Creeber 2015

      Chapter Core

    5. Week 5: Situation Comedy, Part 1 - John Hartley, Brett Mills 2015

      Chapter Core

    6. Week 5: Situation Comedy, Part 2 - Jane Feuer, Glen Creeber 2015

      Chapter Core

    7. Week 7: Daytime TV - John Hartley 2015

      Chapter Core

    8. Week 8: Studying Television News - Justin Lewis, Jackie Hamilton 2015

      Chapter Core

    9. Week 8: Analysing Television News - Justin Lewis, John Hartley 2015

      Chapter Core

  2. Further Reading 74 items
    Texts from this list should be used when researching your presentation and final essay.
    1. Film/Genre - Rick Altman 1999

      Book Core

    2. Popular television and film: a reader - Tony Bennett 1981

      Book 

    3. Popular television drama: critical perspectives - Jonathan Bignell, Stephen Lacey 2005

      Book 

    4. Text and Audience - Charlotte Brunsdon 1989

      Chapter 

    5. New documentary: a critical introduction - Stella Bruzzi 2006

      Book 

    6. British television drama: a history - Lez Cooke 2015

      Book 

    7. Popular television in Britain: studies in cultural history - John Corner 1991

      Book 

    8. The art of record: a critical introduction to documentary - John Corner 1996

      Book 

    9. The television genre book - British Film Institute 2015

      Book Core

    10. The HBO effect - Dean J. DeFino 2014

      Book 

    11. Television drama: form, agency, innovation - Trisha Dunleavy 2009

      Book Core

    12. Coronation Street - Richard Dyer, British Film Institute 1981

      Book 

    13. The essential HBO reader - Gary R. Edgerton, Jeffrey P. Jones c2008

      Book 

    14. Documentary: witness and self-revelation - John Ellis 2012

      Book 

    15. Genre study and television - Jane Feuer 1992

      Chapter 

    16. Marty: aesthetics vs medium in early TV drama - Kenneth Hey 1983

      Chapter  There are no copies in stock, as this title is out of print

    17. Crossroads: the drama of a soap opera - Dorothy Hobson 1982

      Book 

    18. Soap opera - Dorothy Hobson 2003

      Book 

    19. Hill Street Blues - Steve Jenkins 1984

      Chapter 

    20. Telefantasy - Catherine Johnson 2005

      Book 

    21. An introduction to television documentary: confronting reality - Richard Kilborn, John Izod 1997

      Book 

    22. The essential Sopranos reader - David Lavery, Douglas L. Howard, Paul Levinson 2011

      Book 

    23. Comic visions: television comedy and American culture - David Marc 1997

      Book 

    24. Situation Comedy, Feminism, and Freud: Discourses of Gracie and Lucy - Patricia Mellencamp 1997

      Chapter 

    25. Television sitcom - Brett Mills, British Film Institute 2005

      Book 

    26. Critiquing the sitcom: a reader - Joanne Morreale 2002

      Book 

    27. Genre - Stephen Neale 1980

      Book Core Limited copies available in the Library as title is out of print.

    28. Popular film and television comedy - Stephen Neale, Frank Krutnik 1990

      Book Core

    29. TV drama in transition: forms, values and cultural change - Robin Nelson 1997

      Book 

    30. Representing reality: issues and concepts in documentary - Bill Nichols 1991

      Book 

    31. TV genres: a handbook and reference guide - Brian Geoffrey Rose, Robert S. Alley 1985

      Book 

    32. Radio, television, and modern life: a phenomenological approach - Paddy Scannell 1996

      Book 

    33. The origin of genres - Tzvetan Todorov, Richard M. Berrong (translator) 1976

      Article 

    34. Claiming the real: documentary - Grierson and beyond - Brian Winston 2008

      Book 

    35. Television news - Ivor Yorke, Ray Alexander 2000

      Book