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By Nicholas Ray

ISBN-10: 0815633084

ISBN-13: 9780815633082

whilst The defend first seemed on US tv in March 2002, it broke scores documents with the top audience-rated unique sequence most well known in cable heritage. during its next seven-season run, the express went directly to win overseas popularity of its abrasive depiction of an city American dystopia and the systemic political and juridical corruption feeding it. the 1st publication devoted to the research of this immensely profitable sequence, Interrogating "The protect" brings jointly ten serious essays, written from a number of methodological and theoretical views. themes diversity from an exploration of the sequence' derivation, style, and construction, to expositions of the ethics, aesthetics, and politics of the express.

As can be anticipated from a multiauthored assortment, this quantity doesn't search to offer a homogenized account of The defend. The express is variously applauded and critiqued. of their severe type, even if, the essays during this booklet are a testomony to the cultural value and inventive complexity of the sequence. As such, they're a reminder of the renewed strength of caliber tv drama today.

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