Remembering Dennis Potter Through Fans, Extras and Archives

Authors: Garde-Hansen, J., Grist, H.

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An accessible case study of television heritage, Remembering Dennis Potter Through Fans, Extras and Archive draws on the memories of fans and extras of Potter's productions. In providing insight into issues of visibility, memory and television production, it fulfils a vital need for better understanding of television production history as heritage.

About the authors

Joanne Garde-Hansen is Associate Professor of Culture, Media and Communication at the Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, University of Warwick, UK. She has published Save As…Digital Memories (with Hoskins and Reading, 2009), Media and Memory (2011), Geography and Memory (with Jones, 2012) and Emotion Online (with Gorton, 2013). She is involved in media and memory projects in the UK and more recently in Brazil.

Hannah Grist is currently completing her PhD at the University of Gloucestershire, UK. Her interdisciplinary research across media studies, heritage, archival studies and memory studies explores media as cultural heritage. Her empirical research has been examining how Dennis Potter's legacy is managed in the heritage environment through the return of the archive.

Reviews

"This short book makes a persuasive case for television as the vehicle for the complexity of cultural memory and convincingly demonstrates the rich 'inheritability' of Potter's magnificent work." - Timothy Corrigan, University of Pennsylvania, USA


Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction: Television as Heritage

    Garde-Hansen, Joanne (et al.)

    Pages 1-13

  • Potted Potter: The Impact of Dennis Potter Locally, Nationally and Internationally

    Garde-Hansen, Joanne (et al.)

    Pages 14-29

  • Archiving Potter: Memory and Television Production

    Garde-Hansen, Joanne (et al.)

    Pages 30-48

  • Potter’s Extras: Below-the-Line Production Memories

    Garde-Hansen, Joanne (et al.)

    Pages 49-68

  • Potter’s Fans: From Hyperlocal to International Fandom

    Garde-Hansen, Joanne (et al.)

    Pages 69-87

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Remembering Dennis Potter Through Fans, Extras and Archives
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-34930-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137349309
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-34929-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46786-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 109
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