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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Refresh and try again. Published February 8th by Manchester University Press. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Thomas Reid added it Mar 04, Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Request a Review or Inspection Copy. Alexander Pullman added it Mar 04, The three key issues in this discussion revolve around the intentions of the filmmaker, the range of textual strategies deployed and the role being constructed for the audience by the text. One of the problems with referring to documentary as a genre is the inherent tendency to generalise moxk-documentary to homogenise, a danger evident in the otherwise valuable discussion of the conventions of documentary.

Whatever turns factaulity 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 contribution 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.

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That said, it was enjoyable. Building a mock-documentary schema 5.

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Andrea Springer marked it as to-read Mar 04, Sophie marked it as to-read Dec 24, They begin their argument by establishing what they mean by factual discourse, its assumptions and expectations and the tensions in what they call the te of documentary. Building a mockdocumentary schema.

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Mike added it Jun 08, Konstantina rated it really liked it Sep 01, 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.

Indeed, in setting the context for its development, they provide much that is of value to readers who may not have a specific interest in mock-documentary. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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