McLoone, Martin (1996) Boxed In? The Aesthetics of Film and Television. In: Big Picture, Small Screen: The Relations Between Film and Television. (Eds: Hill, John and McLoone, Martin), John Libbey Media, pp. 76-106. ISBN 1-86020-005-2 [Book section]
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In its early years, cinema was, for a time, envisaged as potentially a domestic medium and later television was first envisaged as a theatrical form. This suggests that neither is intrinsically one or the other. This article looks at the history of both media and considers the aesthetics of film and television as these have been developed and theorised, arguing that the assumption of television as an essentially 'live' form has limited its dramatic potential.
|Item Type:||Book section|
|Keywords:||Film, television, cinema, aesthetics|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Arts|
Faculty of Arts > School of Media, Film & Journalism
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Centre for Media Research|
|Deposited By:||Prof Martin McLoone|
|Deposited On:||23 Sep 2010 14:40|
|Last Modified:||15 Jun 2011 09:55|
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