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British Avant-Garde Theatre
British Avant-Garde Theatre
C. Warden
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:This book explores an under-researched body of work from the early decades of the twentieth century, connecting plays, performances and practitioners together in dynamic dialogues. Moving across national, generational and social borders, the book rea...
British Crime Film
British Crime Film
Barry Forshaw
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:Presenting a social history of British crime film, this book focuses on the strategies used in order to address more radical notions surrounding class, politics, sex, delinquency, violence and censorship. Spanning post-war crime cinema to present-day...
British Gothic Cinema
British Gothic Cinema
B. Forshaw
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Barry Forshaw celebrates with enthusiasm the British horror film and its fascination for macabre cinema. A definitive study of the genre, British Gothic Cinema discusses the flowering of the field, with every key film discussed from its beginnings in...
British Pirates in Print and Performance
British Pirates in Print and Performance
M. Powell
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:Fictional or real, pirates haunted the imagination of the 18th and 19th century-British public during this great period of maritime commerce, exploration, and naval conflict. British Pirates in Print and Performanc e explores representations of pirat...
British Silent Cinema and the Great War
British Silent Cinema and the Great War
M. Hammond; M....
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:This innovative book presents for the first time detailed histories of the impact of the Great War on British cinema in the silent period, from actual war footage to fiction filmmaking. In doing so it explores how cinema helped to shape the public me...
British Social Realism in the Arts since 1940
British Social Realism in the Arts since 1940
D. Tucker
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:This is the first book of its kind to look across disciplines at this vital aspect of British art, literature and culture. It brings the various intertwined histories of social realism into historical perspective, and argues that this sometimes margi...
British Television Animation 1997-2010
British Television Animation 1997-2010
V. Norris
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:British Television Animation 1997-2010 charts a moment in TV history where UK comic animation graduated from the margins as part of a post-Simpsons broadcast landscape. Shows like Monkey Dust, Modern Toss and Stressed Eric not only reflected the time...
British Theatre of the 1990s
British Theatre of the 1990s
M. Aragay; H. Klein...
editor: Springer
ano: 2007
descrição:This exciting book uniquely combines interviews with scholars and practitioners in theatre studies to look at what most people feel is a pivotal moment of British theatre - the 1990s. With a particular focus on 'in-yer-face theatre', this volume will...
British Youth Television
British Youth Television
Faye Woods
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:In this book, Faye Woods explores the raucous, cheeky, intimate voice of British youth television. This is the first study of a complete television system targeting teens and twenty somethings, chronicling a period of significant industrial change in...
Cannibalism in Literature and Film
Cannibalism in Literature and Film
J. Brown
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:A comprehensive study of cannibalism in literature and film, spanning colonial fiction, Gothic texts and contemporary American horror. Amidst the sharp teeth and horrific appetite of the cannibal, this book examines real fears of over-consumerism and...
Captured: The Animal within Culture
Captured: The Animal within Culture
M. Boyde
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:In 2008 the youtube video documenting the emotional reunion between two men and Christian the Lion became a worldwide sensation. Key themes of the essays in Captured: the Animal within Culture are encapsulated in Christian's story: the implications o...
Children in the Films of Alfred Hitchcock
Children in the Films of Alfred Hitchcock
Debbie Olson
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Children and youth perform both innocence and knowingness within Hitchcock's complex cinematic texts. Though the child often plays a small part, their significance - symbolically, theoretically, and philosophically - offers a unique opportunity to il...