The magnificent century: historical fiction in TV series

Veyisoğlu, Ezgi (2019) The magnificent century: historical fiction in TV series. [Thesis]

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The aim of this thesis is to analyse the effects of the Magnificent Century TV series, and to show the interpretations of the audience regarding history. The Magnificent Century series is a work of fiction; however, its effects on the audience go beyond the limits of fiction. The series was a big success and at the top of the ratings during its broadcast. However, popularity of the series did not diminish. It was broadcasted over a hundred countries worldwide. On the other hand; the popularity of the show, and its depiction of the historical figures caused a reaction among the local audiences. This thesis will show how the audiences, both local and international, of the series reacted to the events of the past that is shown in the series, and the interpretation of history. Furthermore, it will show how the Magnificent Century series changed the perception of history for some people; and the role of the series in the debate about the relationship between fact and fiction
Item Type: Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fiction. -- TV series. -- Magnificent Century. -- Historical fiction. -- Kurgu. -- Televizyon dizileri. -- Muhteşem Yüzyıl. -- Tarihsel kurgu.
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Academic programs > History
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Depositing User: IC-Cataloging
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2019 13:51
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2022 10:32

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