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Author MacRury, Iain.

Title The Inner World of Doctor Who : Psychoanalytic Reflections in Time and Space.

Publication Info. London : Karnac Books, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (368 pages).
Series The Psychoanalysis and Popular Culture Series
Psychoanalysis and popular culture series.
Note Print version record.
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; NOTE ON AUTHORS' RESPONSIBILITY; SERIES EDITORS' PREFACE; PREFACE; CHAPTER ONE Bigger on the inside; CHAPTER TWO Fathers and daughters: Father's Day and The Parting of the Ways; CHAPTER THREE The Doctor and the two World Wars: The Empty Child and The Doctor Dances; CHAPTER FOUR Doctor Who as romance: The Girl in the Fireplace and Vincent and the Doctor; CHAPTER FIVE Life and death in Doctor Who: Blink and The Angels Take Manhattan; CHAPTER SIX Words, symbols, and magic: the Doctor meets "the bard."
CHAPTER SEVEN Framing mystery: the Doctor meets Agatha ChristieCHAPTER EIGHT Inside the whale: The Beast Below; CHAPTER NINE Ordinary stories: The Lodger; CHAPTER TEN Madman in a box: The Doctor's Wife; CHAPTER ELEVEN Every time we say goodbye: Closing Time; CHAPTER TWELVE The story of Amelia Pond; CONCLUSION Feeling time: narrative and the inner world; REFERENCES; APPENDIX I List of Doctor Who episodes and seriescited; APPENDIX II List of television programmes and films cited; INDEX.
Summary As Doctor Who approaches its fiftieth anniversary recent series have taken the show to new heights in terms of popular appeal and critical acclaim. The Doctor and his TARDIS-driven adventures, along with companions and iconic monsters, are now recognised and enjoyed globally. The time is ripe for a detailed analytic assessment of this cultural phenomenon. Focussing on the most recent television output The Inner World of Doctor Who examines why the show continues to fascinate contemporary audiences. Presenting closely-observed psychoanalytic readings of selected episodes, this book examines why t.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Doctor Who (Television program : 2005- ) (OCoLC)fst01780817
Doctor Who (Television program)
Object attachment.
Psychoanalytic therapy.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Applied Psychology.
SELF-HELP -- Personal Growth -- General.
SELF-HELP -- Personal Growth -- Happiness.
SELF-HELP -- Personal Growth -- Success.
Object relations (Psychoanalysis) (OCoLC)fst01042793
Psychoanalysis and television. (OCoLC)fst01749945
Television programs -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst01147049
Added Author Rustin, Michael.
Other Form: Print version: MacRury, Iain. Inner World of Doctor Who : Psychoanalytic Reflections in Time and Space. London : Karnac Books, ©2013 9781782200833
ISBN 9781782412069 (electronic bk.)
1782412069 (electronic bk.)
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