Doctor Who, The Eleventh Hour: A Critical Celebration of the Matt Smith and Steven Moffat Era by Andrew O'dayDoctor Who, The Eleventh Hour: A Critical Celebration of the Matt Smith and Steven Moffat Era by Andrew O'day

Doctor Who, The Eleventh Hour: A Critical Celebration of the Matt Smith and Steven Moffat Era

EditorAndrew O'day

Paperback | January 29, 2014

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During 2013, Doctor Who, the world's longest running science fiction show, celebrates its 50th birthday. Published to celebrate the Doctor's anniversary, this book provides a valuable record of the Matt Smith Doctor, who arrived in 2010 and is set to bow out in this year's Christmas special.

This first book devoted solely to the Steven Moffat/Matt Smith era is written by experts on the Doctor. It is wide-ranging and varied in viewpoint and explores such issues as the performance of the Doctor, the gothic and fairy tale genres, the portrayal of history on screen, gender and sexuality, the phenomenon of Christmas television, the transatlantic dimensions of the programme, its look and sound, promotional culture and audience response. Also discussed are Doctor Who interactive games and the spin-off The Sarah Jane Adventures. Written in accessible style, the book will be a valuable contribution to the expanding literature on Doctor Who, for fans, watchers of sci fi TV and students alike.
Andrew O'Day is co-author, with Jonathan Bignell, of Terry Nation (2004). He received his PhD in Television Studies from Royal Holloway, University of London and has contributed chapters on 'classic' and 'new Who' to a range of edited collections.
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Title:Doctor Who, The Eleventh Hour: A Critical Celebration of the Matt Smith and Steven Moffat EraFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 11.16 × 5.66 × 0.62 inPublished:January 29, 2014Publisher:I.B. Tauris Company Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1780760191

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
Terminology
Acknowledgements
List of contributors
Introduction
PART I: PERFORMANCE, GENRE AND GENDER
1. Who is Matt Smith?: Performing the Doctor
2. Monsters under the bed: Gothic and fairy-tale storytelling in Steven Moffat's Doctor Who
3. Genealogies across time: History and storytelling in Steven Moffat's Doctor Who
4. Amy's Boys, River's Man: Generation, Gender and Sexuality in the Moffat Whoniverse
PART II: WIDER BROADCASTING CONTEXTS
5. 'Halfway Out of the Dark': Steven Moffat's Doctor Who Christmas Specials
6. The Transatlantic Dimensions of the Time Lord: Doctor Who and the Relationships between British and North American Television
PART III: SIGHTS AND SOUNDS
7. The Look: Style, Technology and Televisuality in the New Who
8. 'It's All-New Doctor Who': Authorising New Design and Redesign in the Steven Moffat era
9. Silence Won't Fall: Murray Gold's music in the Steven Moffat era
PART IV: BEYOND THE EPISODES
10. Hyping Who and Marketing the Steven Moffat Era: The Role of 'Prior Paratexts'
11. 'Oh, no, that won't do at all…It's ridiculous!': Observations on the Doctor Who audience
12. 'I am the Doctor!' Transmedia Adventures in Time and Space
13. Friends Reunited?: Authorship Discourses and Brand Management for The Sarah Jane Adventures 'Death of the Doctor'
List of episodes
List of Figures