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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I didn’t learn anything new aside from some examples of films that I may want to watch but most, if not all I could have heard of elsewhere. In particular I have recommended the first two chapters to students seeking an introduction to contemporary debates in documentary theory. More for the person that has not thought a lot about the topic. Laura Facyuality added it Jan 15, Konstantina rated it really liked it Sep 01, 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.
Books by Craig Hight. This book offers the first major study of mock-documentary.
Other editions – View all Faking it: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Laura Powell marked it as to-read Dec 09, Whatever turns out to be the case, this analysis of the form provides a useful discussion of the critique and subversion of factuality provided by mock-documentary which, in itself, is a positive subvversion to the developing theorisation of documentary, especially as, in this case, it is presented in a manner accessible to readers with little or no background in documentary theory.
Read more Read less. 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 subversio the very foundations and privileged status of the documentary form.
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Request a Review or Inspection Copy. Roni Nogueira marked it as to-read Mar 22, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Part of a wider discussion of the increasingly fragile association between factual codes and conventions and the discourses which underpin the documentary genre.
The analyses subversio individual texts exhibit obvious enthusiasm on the part of the authors, making those sections of the book an easy and enjoyable read, which will be an important issue with students who may use the book.
William Hanff rated it it was amazing Sep 15, This book features a lot of discussion on the movies of Christopher Guest aswell. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Top Reviews Teh recent Top Reviews.
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Faking It: Mock-Documentary and the Subversion of Factuality
Part of a wider discussion of the increasingly fragile association between factual codes and conventions and the discourses which underpin the documentary genre. As previous writers have pointed out, with increasing challenges to the realist, empiricist model of modernity, faith in the camera as a scientific instrument, and the image as scientific evidence, is undermined.
As the authors recognise, fakiing is still a need for more systematic research into audience reception of mock-documentary. Contents Factual discourse and the cultural placing of documentary. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Reflexivity, satire and a call to play.
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