A State of Arrested Development: Critical Essays on the by Kristin M. Barton

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By Kristin M. Barton

some of the most critically-acclaimed tv sequence of all time, Arrested Development is broadly hailed as a state-of-the-art comedy that broke the conventional sitcom mildew. The winner of six Emmys, the sequence was once canceled by means of 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, maintaining up an unflattering reflect to fashionable society.
This selection of new essays explores how the exhibit addressed concerns corresponding to wealth and poverty, race, environmentalism and family members relationships. targeting the show’s iconic characters, the essays additionally reflect on 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 potential for the way forward for television.

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