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By Kristin M. Barton

ISBN-10: 0786479914

ISBN-13: 9780786479917

essentially the most critically-acclaimed tv sequence of all time, Arrested Development is largely hailed as a state of the art comedy that broke the normal sitcom mildew. The winner of six Emmys, the sequence was once canceled via Fox in 2006, purely to be revived in 2013 through Netflix’s streaming carrier. past its leading edge method of storytelling, the sequence lampooned modern American tradition, keeping up an unflattering replicate to fashionable society.
This choice of new essays explores how the express addressed matters reminiscent of wealth and poverty, race, environmentalism and kinfolk relationships. targeting the show’s iconic characters, the essays additionally ponder Arrested Development because it stands subsequent to such works of fiction as Hamlet, The Godfather and the writings of Kafka. additionally lined is the show’s reinvention of the sitcom style, and what its revival on Netflix capacity for the way forward for television.

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