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Corner, J. (1992). Presumption as theory: 'realism' in television studies. Screen, 33(1), 97–102. 
Added by: Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard (3/28/06, 11:02 AM)   
Resource type: Journal Article
BibTeX citation key: Corner1992
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Categories: General
Keywords: Realism
Creators: Corner
Collection: Screen
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Takes issue with a proliferation of definitions and understandings of 'realism' in television studies.
Added by: Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard  
p.100   There is a realism of form -- "staging, directing, acting, shooting and editing" -- and a realism of theme -- "plausibility of characterization, circumstance and action"   Added by: Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard
Keywords:   Realism
p.101   Mentions a further emotional realism based on Ien Ang's Watching Dallas book which is "deep-level resonances with the emotional organization of the viewer"   Added by: Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard
Keywords:   Emotion Realism
p.98   Defines two initial types of realism as they relate to television:

1. Verisimilitude: being like the real.
2. Reference - being about the real.   Added by: Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard
Keywords:   Realism