British youth television

cynicism and enchantment by Karen Lury

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Publisher: Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [138]-140) and index.

StatementKaren Lury.
SeriesOxford television studies
LC ClassificationsPN1992.8.Y68 L87 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination146 p. ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3967851M
ISBN 100198159706, 0198159730
LC Control Number2001273898

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British Youth TelevisionBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. British Youth Television examines the phenomenon of 'yoof' television - programmes such as Network 7, The Word, The Big Breakfast, Snub TV and Gamesmaster. Between and these and other related programmes formed part of a high profile genre that in terms of both the personnel involved and in terms of their visual style continue to be influential in British television : Karen Lury.

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