publication . Article . 2017

TV-serien SKAMs byforestillinger - Innenfor og utenfor det urbane

Svava Riesto; Henriette Steiner;
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  • Published: 28 Nov 2017 Journal: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Informationsvidenskab og Kulturformidling, volume 6, pages 34-42 (issn: 2245-2931, eissn: 2245-294X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Aarhus University Library
  • Country: Denmark
Abstract
<jats:p>This article discusses the understanding of urbanity invoked by the Norwegian drama series SKAM. It does so by revisiting the four short preambles to each of the series’ four seasons, thus outlining the central narratives used to frame each season. Norwegian culture is characterised by a long-lived tradition for valuing nature and life in the countryside over and above urban life. In this context, SKAM arguably appears as a sea change, using new media and narrative forms to aestheticize the life of a new generation of teenagers in Oslo. However, this article’s close reading of selected sequences of the series illuminates SKAM’s indebtedness to an anti-ur...
Subjects
free text keywords: Rural area, Drama, Close reading, New media, Gender studies, Narrative, Urbanity, City centre, Art, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Norwegian, language.human_language, language
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publication . Article . 2017

TV-serien SKAMs byforestillinger - Innenfor og utenfor det urbane

Svava Riesto; Henriette Steiner;