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Writing for the Medium Television in transition by Jan Simons, Lucette Bronk, Thomas Elsaesser

Writing for the Medium Television in transition

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Writing for the Medium Television in transition by Jan Simons, Lucette Bronk, Thomas Elsaesser

This collection of essays, by well known writers on the subject of writing for television, is divided into three sections, with the first one devoted to the debates on quality television. The second one focuses on literature and television. The final section examines 'Science on television', with series editors from Britain and Germany giving first-hand accounts of the scope for serious science reporting on television.

About the Author

Jan Simons is associate professor of new media in the Department of Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam and the head of the Creative Industries Research Center Amsterdam. He is the author of Playing the Waves: Lars von Trier's Game Cinema.|| target= _blank >Thomas Elsaesser is Professor of Film and Television Studies in the Department of Art and Culture at the University of Amsterdam.

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Publication date

4th January 1994


Jan Simons, Lucette Bronk, Thomas Elsaesser

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Amsterdam University Press


211 pages


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