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Alternative Empires


This is the first book to study representations of the non-Western world in European modernist cinema. In offering new perspectives on the history of Soviet montage cinema and on the British documentary movement, it connects with the growing body of work analysing manifestations of orientalism, Eurocentrism and colonial discourse in the cinema.





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9780859896047 | Published: 2000
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The Appreciation of Film


This book offers the first full account of the film society movement in Britain and its contribution to post-World War Two film culture. It brings to life a lost history of alternative film exhibition and challenges the general assumption that the study of film began with university courses on ‘Film Studies’.

 

 




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9780859898881 | Published: 2016
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9780859899895 | Published: 2018
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9780859899727 | Published: 2018
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Between Totem And Taboo


Between Totem and Taboo picks its way through a minefield of prejudice, myth and stereotypes.  It is the first book to explore the literary representation by authors black and white, male and female, of interracial relations between France and her former territories in West Africa through the special nexus of the white woman and the black man.





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9780859896498 | Published: 2001
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British South Asian Theatres


Drawing on archive material and a series of personal interviews, this exciting new book reverses the neglect of this vital element in the history of contemporary theatre – the vibrant presence of South Asians in theatre in Britain.





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9780859898331 | Published: 2012
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9780859898324 | Published: 2012
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Cecil Hepworth and the Rise of the British Film Industry 1899-1911


This book offers an industrial, economic and aesthetic history of the early years of the British film industry from 1899-1911, through a case study of one of the most celebrated pioneer film makers, Cecil Hepworth.

 

 




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9780859898904 | Published: 2016
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9780859899918 | Published: 2018
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9780859899901 | Published: 2018
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The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968 Volume 1


This is the first of a four volume analysis of British theatre censorship from 1900 - 1968, based on previously undocumented material in the Lord Chamberlain's Correspondence archives. It covers the period before 1932, when theatre was seen as a crucial medium with the power to shape society, determining what people believed and how they behaved.





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9780859896382 | Published: 2003
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9780859899031 | Published: 2015
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Going to the Movies


This book analyses the diverse historical and geographical circumstances in which audiences have viewed American cinema. It looks at cinema audiences ranging from Manhattan nickelodeons to the modern suburban megaplex, and from provincial, small-town or rural America to the shanty towns of South Africa.





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9780859898126 | Published: 2007
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9780859898119 | Published: 2007
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9780859899161 | Published: 2015
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Grand-Guignol


Since The Théâtre du Grand-Guignol closed its doors forty years ago, the genre has been overlooked by critics and theatre historians. This book reconsiders the importance and influence of the Grand-Guignol within its social, cultural and historical contexts, and is the first attempt at a major evaluation of the genre as performance.

 

 




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9780859896962 | Published: 2002
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9780859899178 | Published: 2015
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The Greening of American Orthodox Judaism

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9780878204656 | Published: 2011
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Legitimate Cinema


This is the first new book-length study of British cinema of the 1910s to be published for over fifty years, and it focuses on the close relationship between the British film industry and the Edwardian theatre.





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9780859897259 | Published: 2003
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9780859899253 | Published: 2015
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