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This book offers the first major study of mock-documentary. The authors examine the relatively new form along with the association between factual codes and. Jane Roscoe and Craig Hight, Faking It: Mock-documentary and the Subversion of Factuality. Manchester: Manchester University Press. Faking It: Mock-documentary and the Subversion of Factuality. Russell Campbell. Uploaded by. Russell Campbell. Campbell, Russell. “Faking It.

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Shuangshuang Huo rated it liked it May 19, For the authors a mock-documentary is a fictional film or television text which mimics the visual and aural conventions of the documentary in order to challenge the very foundations and privileged status of the documentary form.

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He was a past editor and production manager of Screening the Past. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. In this book they set out sybversion produce a theory of mock-documentary and in the process productively traverse a range of developments in recent documentary theory. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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Get to Know Us. Recent transformations of the documentary genre. Bes marked it as to-read Jan 14, Account Options Sign in. Jane Jackson added it Mar 04, Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I didn’t learn anything new aside from some examples of films that I may want to watch fakin most, if not all I could mock-documentagy heard of elsewhere.


The first major study of mock-documentary – one of a number of screen forms that play with the assumed boundaries between ‘fact’ and ‘fiction’. Mock-Documentary and the Subversion of Factuality.

One person found this helpful. Any attempt to construct and theorise a new form needs to make distinctions between that form and others which might appear to be similar, to analyse the contextual factors which have supported the emergence of the form, including the tracing of a genealogy, and to analyse key examples. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

Manchester University Press Amazon. Other editions – View all Faking it: In particular I have recommended the first two chapters to students seeking an introduction to contemporary debates in documentary theory.

Examines mock-documentary through the specific relationship which the form has with documentary. Like Bill Nichols the authors apply a tripartite approach to documentary based on analysis of production, texts and audience consumption, also applying this to their discussion of mock-documentary. Paperbackpages. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. As the authors recognise, there is still a need for more systematic research into audience reception of mock-documentary.

Dawn marked it as to-read Dec 18, Chapters four, six, seven, and eight set out to establish and then detail a mock-documentary schema based on the three degrees of parody, critique and hoax, and deconstruction.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Whether or not this will occur depends, at least partly, on the future of mock-documentary, and whether or not it turns out to have been a fleeting phenomenon or one which continues to develop.

Gunther Martens added it Mar 18, We would like to place cookies on your computer to improve your viewing experience and help us make this website better. While the authors point to the challenge from post-modern theorists such as Lyotard and Baudrillard to the foundational discourses of documentary, they also recognise the role of television in shifts in documentary practice and reception: Showing of 1 reviews.


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