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Title The language of Doctor Who : from Shakespeare to Alien tongues / edited by Jason Barr and Camille D. G. Mustachio
Published Lanham : Rowman and Littlefield, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (xii, 283 pages)
Series Science fiction television
Science fiction television (Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.)
Contents Title Page -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Classic Who -- Doctor Who? What's HeTalking About? -- A Contribution to Dialogue -- "The Moment Has Been Prepared For" -- Sensation, Serialization, and Seven -- The Sylvester McCoy Era of Target Books and the Literary Experience -- The Doctor's Wondrous Wandering Dialectic Approach to the Universe -- New Who -- The Wolf, the Sparrow, and the River -- Translation Failure -- Brave New Words -- A Utopia of Words -- Silence in the Archives -- Destructive Texts and the Uncanny in "Human Nature" and "Family of Blood" -- "All Your Little Tin Soldiers" -- Fairy Tales, Nursery Rhymes, and Myths in Steven Moffat's Doctor Who -- The Language of Myth -- The Doctor and Amy Pond -- Language Games in the Whoniverse -- The Discourse of Authenticity in the Doctor Who Fan Community -- Index -- About the Contributors and Editors
Summary The BBC television series Doctor Who has been a cherished cornerstone of science fiction for five decades. This edited collection provides critical analyses of the series, connecting popular culture and academia through its exploration of the rich intersection of language, literature, and text in Doctor Who . Essays delve into a wide range of topics, from semantics to fandom and the power of the written word
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed
SUBJECT Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989)
Doctor Who (Television program : 2005- )
Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989) fast
Doctor Who (Television program : 2005- ) fast
Subject Television and language
Science fiction television programs -- Great Britain -- History and criticism
Mass media and language
Science fiction television programs
Great Britain
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Barr, Jason, 1976- editor of compilation.
Mustachio, Camille D. G., 1975- editor of compilation.
LC no. 2021676884
ISBN 9781442234819