Jiná podoba příběhu o osamělosti v televizním seriálu Olive Kitteridgeová

Title in English Olive Kitteridge - a New Take on the Narrative of Loneliness


Year of publication 2017
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Bohemica litteraria
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Web http://hdl.handle.net/11222.digilib/137349
Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.5817/BL2017-1-6
Field Mass media, audiovision
Keywords Novel; TV series; adaptation; quality TV
Description The study focuses on the adaptation of Elizabeth Strout’s novel Olive Kitteridge. The socio-psychological novel and the HBO produced TV series gained the favour of readers, critics, and viewers alike. The study considers the ways in which the TV series utilizes approaches typical for "quality TV": disturbing the limits of the given genre, evoking darker mindsets, inhabiting the story-world with morally ambivalent characters, and uncovering the roots of economic, political, and social decay of postindustrial society.

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