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The Campaigns of John Baxter Langley

The work details the life and political career of John Baxter Langley, a once infamous but now largely forgotten Victorian reformer. Through a chronological narrative of his activities the work also provides an overview of many of the more significant political causes of the mid-to late nineteenth century. 




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9781905816477 | Published: 2021
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Camus


This is the first full-length study in English of Camus's life-long fascination with the works of the Russian writer Feodor Dostoevsky. The purpose of the book is to demonstrate the ways in which Dostoevsky's thought and fiction served to stimulate and crystallize Camus's own thinking.





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9780859895323 | Published: 1997
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9780859895316 | Published: 1997
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Candide


Pastiche, imitation but also a continuation of Voltaire’s most celebrated tale, Candide, seconde partie, picks up many of the original’s themes. Leibniz, Descartes and Newton are gently mocked; Pascal is accused of trying to make us hate humankind.





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9780859897235 | Published: 2003
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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: 2019
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9780859899901 | Published: 2019
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Celluloid War Memorials

British Instructional Films was at the centre of a number of issues important to Britain and the Empire in the 1920s:  the memory and history of the Great War, national and imperial identities, the role of cinema as a shaper of attitudes and identities, power relations between Britain and the USA and the nature of popular culture as an international contest in its own right.




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9780859899987 | Published: 2016
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9780859890823 | Published: 2019
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9780859890526 | Published: 2019
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The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968 Volume 1

New paperback, with contextualising timeline and biographies, published in association with the Society for Theatre Research

Published in paperback for the first time, this first volume in Steve Nicholson’s important four-part analysis of British theatre censorship from 1900 to 1968 is based on previously undocumented material in the Lord Chamberlain's Correspondence Archives. Covering the period before 1932, when theatre was seen as a crucial medium with the power to shape people’s beliefs and behaviour, it explores the portrayal of a broad range of topics including the First World War, race and inter-racial relationships, contemporary and historical international conflicts, horror, sexual freedom and morality, class, the monarchy, and religion.




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9781905816408 | Published: 2020
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9780859896382 | Published: 2003
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9780859899031 | Published: 2015
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The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968 Volume 2

New paperback, with contextualising timeline and biographies, published in association with the Society for Theatre Research

Published in paperback for the first time, this is the second part of Steve Nicholson’s wide-ranging four-volume analysis of British theatre censorship from 1900 to 1968, based on previously undocumented material in the Lord Chamberlain’s Correspondence Archives. It covers the period from 1933 to 1952, and focuses on theatre censorship during the period before, during and after the Second World War, focusing mainly on political and moral censorship.




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9781905816415 | Published: 2020
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9780859896979 | Published: 2005
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9780859899048 | Published: 2015
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The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968 Volume 3

New paperback, with contextualising timeline and biographies, published in association with the Society for Theatre Research

Published in paperback for the first time, this is the third part of Steve Nicholson’s warmly reviewed four-volume analysis of British theatre censorship from 1900 to 1968, based on previously undocumented material in the Lord Chamberlain’s Correspondence Archives. It covers the 1950s, focusing on plays we know, plays we have forgotten, and plays which were silenced for ever, demonstrating the extent to which censorship shaped the theatre voices of this decade.




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9781905816422 | Published: 2020
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9780859897501 | Published: 2011
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9780859899055 | Published: 2015
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The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968 Volume 4

Winner of the Society for Theatre Research Book Prize – 2016

New paperback, with contextualising timeline and biographies, published in association with the Society for Theatre Research

Published in paperback for the first time, this is the final part of Steve Nicholson’s definitive four-volume analysis of British theatre censorship from 1900 to 1968, based on previously undocumented material in the Lord Chamberlain’s Correspondence Archives in the British Library and the Royal Archives at Windsor. It covers the 1960s, a significant decade in social and political spheres in Britain, especially in the theatre. As certainties shifted and social divisions widened, a new generation of theatre makers arrived, ready to sweep away yesterday’s conventions and challenge the establishment.




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9781905816439 | Published: 2020
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9780859898461 | Published: 2015
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9780859899888 | Published: 2015
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9780859899611 | Published: 2015
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Charles Urban

Based on original research from Charles Urban’s own papers, this is the first biography of this influential film maker and innovator. A historical study of the development of the non-fiction film in Britain and America in the early years of cinema. Winner of the Kraszna-Krausz Moving Image Book Award 2014. 24 b&w illus. First time in paperback.




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9780859892964 | Published: 2018
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9780859898829 | Published: 2013
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9780859899857 | Published: 2015
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9780859899062 | Published: 2015
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