'Laughs and Legends,' or the Furniture That Glows? Television as History?
2006 marked the fiftieth anniversary of broadcast television in Australia. This is an appropriate moment to look at the ways in which television itself has become a historical object; to consider some of the ways in which television is memorialised. This paper is concerned with the historiography of television. It looks for the way that television itself has been memorialised as history across four sites: publications (histories, memoires, academic and trade publications), exhibitions in cultural institutions, TV history screened on television, and TV memorialised by fans and professionals, both online and in physical locations.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 John Hartley, Jean E. Burgess and Joshua B. Green|
|Deposited On:||17 Apr 2008 00:00|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:40|
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