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Title Hero or villain? : essays on dark protagonists of television / edited by Abigail G. Scheg and Tamara Girardi.

Publication Info. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland and Company, Incorporated, Publishers, [2017]
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Abigail G. Scheg, Tamara Girardi -- Bad cops and good inmates: Shifting power structures in prison dramas Oz and Orange Is the New Black / Stephanie Lim -- Harrison Wells and the making of identities: The scientist, the father and the family in the cosmic battle of good and evil in The Flash / Hannah Swamidoss -- Bad men: The fan culture and postmasculinity of Breaking Bad / Jack Clarke -- Breaking it down: Expressing Black selfhood and subverting binaries of good and bad in Key and Peele / Hilarie Ashton -- Talk bluntly and carry a pointy stick: Violence and verbal complexity in Buffy the Vampire Slayer / Tirza I. Leader, Darcy Mullen -- "I need an antiheroine": Female antiheroes in American quality television / Sotiris Petridis -- A dangerous mind: An examination of the effectiveness of Walter White as educator / Richard L. Mehrenberg -- Building (an) empire: Queer sacrifices in Lee Daniels' Empire / Robert LaRue -- Merlin: Magician, man and manipulator in Camelot / Caroline Womack -- "This isn't a democracy anymore": The Walking Dead's Rick Grimes and the post-apocalyptic good cop/bad cop / Annette Schimmelpfennig -- "The girl needs a little monster in her man": Heroes and villains in the works of Joss Whedon / Don Tresca -- The detective, the pastor and the thief: Backstrom's negotiations of morality / Alissa Burger -- Building and breaking an antihero: The rise of Sonny Corinthos / Jacinta Yanders -- You can't go home again: The multiple heroisms of Sergeant Nicholas Brody / Lloyd Isaac Vayo -- Good bad boys and the women who love them: Romantic triangulation and the ideal of conformist assimilation in The Vampire Diaries and True Blood / Ana G. Gal -- Deconstructing the dichotomy that is House, M.D.: A carnivalesque look at a good diagnostician/bad guy / Gillian Collie -- About the contributors -- List of names and terms.
Subject Heroes on television.
Antiheroes on television.
Villains on television.
Protagonists (Persons)
Héros à la télévision.
Antihéros à la télévision.
Méchants à la télévision.
Protagonistes.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Reference.
Antiheroes on television. (OCoLC)fst01892733
Heroes on television. (OCoLC)fst01201345
Protagonists (Persons) (OCoLC)fst01762180
Villains on television. (OCoLC)fst01747730
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Scheg, Abigail G., 1986- editor, writer of introduction.
Girardi, Tamara, 1981- editor, writer of introduction.
Lim, Stephanie, contributor.
Swamidoss, Hannah, contributor.
Clarke, Jack, contributor.
Ashton, Hilarie, contributor.
Leader, Tirza I., contributor.
Mullen, Darcy, contributor.
Petridis, Sotiris, contributor.
Mehrenberg, Richard L., contributor.
LaRue, Robert, contributor.
Womack, Caroline, contributor.
Schimmelpfennig, Annette, contributor.
Tresca, Don, contributor.
Burger, Alissa, contributor.
Yanders, Jacinta, contributor.
Vayo, Lloyd Isaac, 1981- contributor.
Gal, Ana G., contributor.
Collie, Gillian, contributor.
Other Form: Print version: Hero or villain?. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017] 9781476667690 1476667691 (OCoLC)989968452
ISBN 1476630526 (electronic bk.)
9781476630526 (electronic bk.)
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