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  • The Cinema and the Origins of Literary Modernism

    By Andrew Shail

    Modernist writing has always been linked with cinema. The recent renaissance in early British film studies has allowed cinema to emerge as a major historical context for literary practice. Treating cinema as a historical rather than an aesthetic influence, this book analyzes the role of early…

    Paperback – 2014-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Alfred Hitchcock

    Edited by Neil Badmington

    ‘Will there ever be an end to the supply of books about Alfred Hitchcock?’, pleaded the Times Literary Supplement in 2008. It is a fair question for, as Michael Walker pointed out in Hitchcock’s Motifs, more has been written about Hitchcock (1899–1980) than any other film director. Indeed, Jane E.…

    Hardback – 2014-02-23
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations of Leading Film-makers

  • Our Lady Cinema

    How and Why I went into the Photo-play World and What I Found There

    By Harry Furniss

    This charming classic of film literature was originally published in 1914 and hence represents an early attempt to catalogue the allure of cinema and how the motion picture industry began. This tale of life in the early days of cinema will be of interest to film historians and anyone interested in…

    Hardback – 2013-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Where we Came In

    Seventy Years of the British Film Industry

    By Charles Allen Oakley

    Originally published in 1964, this book tells the history of the British cinematograph industry for the first time. It describes moments of splendid triumph and others of shattering failure. The mood switches from reckless optimism to demoralising pessimism, from years in which British films won…

    Hardback – 2013-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • British Comedy Cinema

    Edited by I.Q. Hunter, Laraine Porter

    British comedy cinema has been a mainstay of domestic production since the beginning of the last Century and arguably the most popular and important genre in British film history. This edited volume will offer the first comprehensive account of the rich and popular history of British comedy…

    Paperback – 2012-04-04
    Routledge
    British Popular Cinema

  • The History of British Film (Volume 1)

    The History of the British Film 1896 - 1906

    Edited by Rachael Low

    This set is one of the cornerstones of film scholarship, and one of the most important works on twentieth century British culture. Published between 1948 and 1985, the volumes document all aspects of film making in Britain from its origins in 1896 to 1939.Rachael Low pioneered the interpretation of…

    Paperback – 2011-07-06
    Routledge

  • History of British Film (Volume 2)

    The History of the British Film 1906 - 1914

    Edited by Rachael Low

    This set is one of the cornerstones of film scholarship, and one of the most important works on twentieth century British culture. Published between 1948 and 1985, the volumes document all aspects of film making in Britain from its origins in 1896 to 1939.Rachael Low pioneered the interpretation of…

    Paperback – 2011-06-11
    Routledge

  • History of British Film (Volume 3)

    The History of the British Film 1914 - 1918

    Edited by Rachael Low

    This set is one of the cornerstones of film scholarship, and one of the most important works on twentieth century British culture. Published between 1948 and 1985, the volumes document all aspects of film making in Britain from its origins in 1896 to 1939.Rachael Low pioneered the interpretation of…

    Paperback – 2011-06-11
    Routledge

  • British Women's Cinema

    Edited by Melanie Bell, Melanie Williams

    British Women’s Cinema examines the place of female-centred films throughout British film history, from silent melodrama and 1940s costume dramas right up to the contemporary British ‘chick flick’.…

    Paperback – 2009-09-14
    Routledge
    British Popular Cinema

  • British National Cinema

    2nd Edition

    By Sarah Street, Sarah Street

    With films as diverse as Bhaji on the Beach, The Dam Busters, Trainspotting, The Draughtsman’s Contract, Prick Up Your Ears, Ratcatcher, This Is England and Atonement, British cinema has produced wide-ranging notions of British culture, identity and nationhood. British National Cinema is a…

    Paperback – 2008-08-12
    Routledge
    National Cinemas

  • Fifty Key British Films

    Edited by Sarah Barrow, John White

    In Fifty Key British Films, Britain's best known films such as Clockwork Orange, The Full Monty and Goldfinger are scrutinised for their outstanding ability to articulate the issues of the time. This is essential reading for anyone interested in quality, cult film. …

    Paperback – 2008-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Alfred Hitchcock

    By Nicholas Haeffner

    Nicholas Haeffner provides a comprehensive introduction to Alfred Hitchcock's major British and Hollywood films and usefully navigates the reader through a wealth of critical commentaries. One of the acknowledged giants of film, Hitchcock's prolific half-century career spanned the silent and sound…

    Paperback – 2005-07-13
    Routledge
    On Directors

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