Deadwood

Deadwood

by Jason Jacobs
     
 

Jason Jacobs' study of Deadwood explores an in-depth history of the groundbreaking HBO American Western drama from acclaimed writer David Milch. From the show's production to its universally positive critical reception,this richly illustrated study includes Jacobs' astute analysis of the series' key themes and aesthetic strategies, arguing that the show not only

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Overview

Jason Jacobs' study of Deadwood explores an in-depth history of the groundbreaking HBO American Western drama from acclaimed writer David Milch. From the show's production to its universally positive critical reception,this richly illustrated study includes Jacobs' astute analysis of the series' key themes and aesthetic strategies, arguing that the show not only marked a radical revision of the Western genre, but an outstanding work of television art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844573622
Publisher:
BFI Publishing
Publication date:
07/17/2012
Series:
BFI TV Classics Series
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Jason Jacobs is an international television historian and the author of The Intimate Screen: Early British Television Drama and Body Trauma TV: The New Hospital Dramas, and many essays on screen history and aesthetics. He has taught Television and Film Studies at the University of East Anglia, the University of Warwick, and Griffith University, and currently teaches at the University of Queensland, Australia. He lives in Brisbane, Australia.

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