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Vol.1. Issue 2.

Autumn 2006

 

Contents

 

Special Issue: Quirky Quality Television: Revisiting Northern Exposure

Guest editors: David Lavery, Jimmie Cain and John Zubizarreta

Revisiting Northern Exposure

Introduction
David Lavery and Jimmie Cain
‘In Your Dreams, Fleischman’: Dr. Flesh and the Dream of the Spirit in Northern Exposure
Rhonda V. Wilcox
Cicely Under the Skin: Female Narrative and America’s Historical Unconscious in Northern Exposure
Janet McCabe
Deconstruction at Bat: Baseball vs. Critical Theory in Northern Exposure’s ‘The Graduate’
David Lavery
Diversity and the Meta-comic: Balancing Binaries in Northern Exposure
Felicia Chan
War Comes to Cicely
Jimmie Cain
Jewish Doctor, English Priest: Northern Exposure Across the Pond
Meg Albrinck
The Double Motif in Northern Exposure
John Zubizarreta
For the Love of Film: Cinephilia in Cicely and the Cross-Media Intertextuality of Northern Exposure
David Scott Diffrient

Appendix A Northern Exposure’s Afterlife
Appendix B Northern Exposure’s Major Characters and Actors/Actresses
Appendix C Northern Exposure Episodes/Writers/Directors
Appendix D Northern Exposure. Episodes/Writers/Directors

Review

Rhonda Wilcox, Why Buffy Matters: The Art of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Lorna Jowett, Sex and the Slayer: A Gender Studies Primer for the Buffy Fan, reviewed by Stacey Abbott
John R Cook and Peter Wright, eds, British Science Fiction Television, reviewed by Dave Hipple
Su Holmes, British TV and Film Culture in the 1950s: Coming to a TV Near You, reviewed by Catherine Johnson
Jeanette Steemers, Selling Television: British Television in the Global Marketplace, reviewed by Robin Nelson