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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: 2019
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9780859899727 | Published: 2019
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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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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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The Cornish Overseas

The story of the migration of the Cornish people throughout the world is an epic, told here by one of the world's leading scholars of the movement of Cornish people. Accessible narrative includes the US, Canada, Australia, and S Africa. Fully revised and updated with almost two decades of additional research undertaken by historians worldwide.




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9781905816101 | Published: 2020
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Forms of Conflict

This is a full-length study of the representation of contemporary warfare on the British stage and investigates the strategies deployed by theatre practitioners in Britain as they meet the representational challenges posed by the ‘new wars’ of the global era.




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9780859899949 | Published: 2016
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9780859899932 | Published: 2016
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9780859891080 | Published: 2019
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9780859890830 | Published: 2019
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God's Exiles and English Verse

This is the first integrative, historically grounded book to be written about the Exeter Book of Old English poetry. By approaching the Exeter codex as a whole, the book seeks to establish a sound footing for the understanding of any and all of its parts, seen as devout yet cosmopolitan expressions of late Anglo-Saxon literary culture. 2 illus.




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9781905816095 | Published: 2019
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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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London’s Grand Guignol and the Theatre of Horror


A companion to UEP’s Grand-Guignol: The French Theatre of Horror (now in its third reprint). London’s Grand Guignol was established in the early 1920s at the Little Theatre in the West End. It was a high-profile venture that enjoyed popular success as much as critical controversy.





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9780859897921 | Published: 2007
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9780859897891 | Published: 2007
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9780859899277 | Published: 2015
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The Lost Jungle

Why has the Hollywood sound serial received so little scholarly attention? Here, the author presents a thorough analysis based on detailed historical research, focusing on the period between 1930 and 1946, when Universal stopped their production. 30 b&w illus.




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9780859898874 | Published: 2017
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9780859892711 | Published: 2019
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Performing Grand-Guignol


From the authors of the successful Grand-Guignol and London’s Grand Guignol - also published by UEP – this book includes translations of a further eleven plays, adding significantly to the repertoire of Grand-Guignol plays available in the English language.





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9780859899963 | Published: 2016
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9780859899956 | Published: 2016
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9780859891141 | Published: 2019
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9780859891134 | Published: 2019
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