Watching Game of Thrones: How Audiences Engage with Dark Television (Paperback)
How did audiences across the world engage with the blockbuster TV series Game of Thrones? This book presents the findings of a major research project that gathered the responses of more than 10,000 people. Its findings challenge many conventional approaches and open up new ways of thinking about the value of contemporary 'fantasy'.
Martin Barker was Emeritus Professor in the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies at Aberystwyth University and Visiting Professor at UWE BristolClarissa Smith is Professor in the Department of Arts at Northumbria UniversityFeona Attwood edits three scholarly journals: Journal of Gender Studies, Sexualities, and Porn Studies