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L'Histoire à l'épreuve des séries

Abstract : This introductive article aims to question historiography deployed by TV shows, and the ways in which fiction can seize History. In various forms: political use of fition, playing with history and memory, and proposition for a new form of historiography. The main idea is to analyze the effects sought by this historian narrative, their various receptions, and the explicit will to transform fiction into en specific reading of an event or a time period. Because TV series can also criticize the historian common sense, impose meanings, and become tools of an artistic soft power toward abroad audience. What is the vision of history in TV shows? How is the past re-presented in these fictions? And its serialized and fictional counterpart how challenge History?
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Antoine L. Faure, Emmanuel Taïeb. L'Histoire à l'épreuve des séries. TV/Series, GRIC - Groupe de recherche Identités et Cultures, 2020, Séries : les sens de l’Histoire, 2020 (17), ⟨10.4000/tvseries.3856⟩. ⟨halshs-02930310⟩



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