A Christmas message to #PeterCapaldi

Goodbye 12 We loved the colour of your kidneys   Up and down history he goes, zip, zip, zip, zip, zip—getting into scrapes #KnowHistoryMaterialiseAnywhen Wholiday Wishes Free articles Recent articles include: Trial of a Time Lord;  The Almost 500-year Diary; Watch with Mother; The Thirteen Doctors; Doctor Who in China. About the book Buy the […]

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Wholiday Advent(ures) Christmas Day

Adventures in Whostory Introducing Doctor Who and History Continuing from the previous post … Doctor Who had as part of its original plan historical stories—stories set in the past—to enlighten and entertain its audience. But it is unfair to dismiss the program as a budget-busting pastiche with the conceit of a time-traveling main character whose […]

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Wholiday Advent(ures) Christmas Eve

Adventures in Whostory Introducing Doctor Who and History Continuing from the previous post … Finally, it will surely not have escaped the reader’s attention that there is a great deal of publishing activity surrounding Doctor Who, particularly responding to the 50th anniversary of the program in 2013. Books aimed at the general audience of the […]

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Wholiday Advent(ures) 12

  Adventures in Whostory Introducing Doctor Who and History Continuing from the previous post … Since Tulloch’s The Unfolding Text, many academic titles have sought to study how social forces operate on the program. The issues of class and gender have since been investigated by titles such as Britton’s Tardisbound (I.B. Tauris, 2011) while race, […]

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Wholiday Advent(ures) 11

  Adventures in Whostory Introducing Doctor Who and History Continuing from the previous post … Tulloch and Alvarado’s The Unfolding Text (St. Martin’s Press, 1983) was the first serious analysis of the program which sought to examine it through an institutional lens. Of the many program guides available, John Kenneth Muir’s A Critical History of […]

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Wholiday Advent(ures) 10

Adventures in Whostory Introducing Doctor Who and History Continuing from the previous post … Doctor Who’s stories and characters not only consider history, but itself also has a long history and has become part of our collective identity. The essays here join and complement a rich and growing field of study and exploration. There have […]

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