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The Resource Joss Whedon versus the corporation : big business critiqued in the films and television programs, Erin Giannini

Joss Whedon versus the corporation : big business critiqued in the films and television programs, Erin Giannini

Label
Joss Whedon versus the corporation : big business critiqued in the films and television programs
Title
Joss Whedon versus the corporation
Title remainder
big business critiqued in the films and television programs
Statement of responsibility
Erin Giannini
Title variation
Joss Whedon vs. the corporation
Title variation remainder
big business critiqued in the films and television programs
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Screenwriter, director, producer and comic book author Joss Whedon is best known for his television series and films. Within these works is a prevalent yet commonly overlooked theme--the corporate antagonist. This book examines the effects of this corporate culture on the protagonists of Whedon's most famous works to reveal explicit sociopolitical commentaries on corporate control"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
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Giannini, Erin
Dewey number
791.4302/33092
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1992.4.W49
LC item number
G53 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
Series statement
Worlds of Whedon
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whedon, Joss
  • Corporate culture on television
  • Corporate culture in motion pictures
Label
Joss Whedon versus the corporation : big business critiqued in the films and television programs, Erin Giannini
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223123528987
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-199), filmography, and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. The scariest monsters of all : corporate culture in the works of Joss Whedon -- Antagonists, complicity and insidious movements : an overview of corporate culture in the works of Joss Whedon. "Evil white folks really do have a mecca" : the corporate antagonist in Angel and firefly -- A stranger comes to a (small) town : Buffy, Roseanne and the long reach of corporate culture -- Who owns the show? The Avengers, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Marvel vs. Mutant enemy -- In the belly of the beast : Dollhouse, The cabin in the woods and Dr. Horrible's sing-along blog -- Subverting tropes, corporations and media : a Dollhouse case study. "That is their business, but that is not their purpose" : Dollhouse as a subversive text -- Curiosity or arrogance? Dollhouse and Whedon's troubled relationship with corporate-sponsored technology -- "We're pimps and killers, but in a philanthropic way" : interrogating corporate and governmental politics -- "Call us what you want, just not family" : undermining Whedon tropes in the Dollhouse -- Conclusion. Whedon as corporate critique, or can tv can change the world?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 215 pages
Isbn
9781476667768
Lccn
2017043169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1014026842
Label
Joss Whedon versus the corporation : big business critiqued in the films and television programs, Erin Giannini
Publication
Bar code
31223123528987
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-199), filmography, and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. The scariest monsters of all : corporate culture in the works of Joss Whedon -- Antagonists, complicity and insidious movements : an overview of corporate culture in the works of Joss Whedon. "Evil white folks really do have a mecca" : the corporate antagonist in Angel and firefly -- A stranger comes to a (small) town : Buffy, Roseanne and the long reach of corporate culture -- Who owns the show? The Avengers, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Marvel vs. Mutant enemy -- In the belly of the beast : Dollhouse, The cabin in the woods and Dr. Horrible's sing-along blog -- Subverting tropes, corporations and media : a Dollhouse case study. "That is their business, but that is not their purpose" : Dollhouse as a subversive text -- Curiosity or arrogance? Dollhouse and Whedon's troubled relationship with corporate-sponsored technology -- "We're pimps and killers, but in a philanthropic way" : interrogating corporate and governmental politics -- "Call us what you want, just not family" : undermining Whedon tropes in the Dollhouse -- Conclusion. Whedon as corporate critique, or can tv can change the world?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 215 pages
Isbn
9781476667768
Lccn
2017043169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1014026842

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