Against Occupation

Jacobs, Jason (2011) Against Occupation. London, UK, Critical Studies in Television, University of Hertfordshire.

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Author Jacobs, Jason
Title Against Occupation
Place of publication London, UK
Publisher Critical Studies in Television, University of Hertfordshire
Publication date 2011-09-27
Series CST Online
Total pages 1 Scholarly blog entry
Language eng
Subject Original Creative Work - Textual work
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Late last year John Caughie published an essay (in Screen vol 51 no 4 [Winter 2010]). Entitled ‘Mourning Television: the other screen’ his article characterised contemporary television in terms of decline, decadence and loss. I have responded to this elsewhere (Screen vol 52 no 4 [Winter 2011]) but here I want to address its key moment of praise for television which comes at the end of the essay and concerns Peter Bowker’s three part war drama, Occupation, shown on BBC television over consecutive nights in June 2009, and which was about the intertwined fate of three British soldiers in Iraq...
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