Think of it this way: at least you’re not locked down with drunken, misanthropic bookshop owner Bernard Black

Sparkes, Daryl ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8782-0519 (2021) Think of it this way: at least you’re not locked down with drunken, misanthropic bookshop owner Bernard Black. The Conversation, 27 August 2021. p. 1.

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Abstract

The British comedy television series Black Books is an interesting reflection of nihilism, narcissism and black comedy. This article examines its popularity and why he has had a lasting resonance amongst fans of this genre.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published version made available in accordance with Creative Commons Attribution/No Derivatives License 4.0.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Creative Arts (1 Mar 2019 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Creative Arts (1 Mar 2019 -)
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2022 00:15
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2022 08:43
Uncontrolled Keywords: Black Books Comedy series; Bernard Black
Fields of Research (2008): 19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1902 Film, Television and Digital Media > 190204 Film and Television
Fields of Research (2020): 36 CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 3605 Screen and digital media > 360505 Screen media
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture
Socio-Economic Objectives (2020): 28 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 2801 Expanding knowledge > 280122 Expanding knowledge in creative arts and writing studies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/45508

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