Realism and Tinsel: Cinema and Society in Britain 1939-48

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Routledge, Sep 2, 2003 - Performing Arts - 296 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Britain Alone
3
2 War Culture
15
3 Realism and Tinsel
27
4 The Rank Empire
51
5 Great Expectations
64
6 Passionate Friends?
84
7 Exotic Dreams
103
10 Nothing to Laugh at at All
165
11 Challenge to Hollywood
189
Conclusion
199
Cinema and Society in the Forties
202
Notes
214
Bibliography
228
Index of Film Titles
234
General Index
245

8 The Spiv Cycle
126
9 Morbid Burrowings
145

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Robert Murphy's poems have appeared in the literary periodical Smartish Pace, as well as the Colorado Review, the Notre Dame Review, The Cultural Society, Marsh Hawk Review, and the Chicago- based journal LVNG. He is the author of a chapbook, Not for You Alone (Dos Madres Press, 2004), LIFE IN THE ORDOVICIAN: SELECTED POEMS (Dos Madres Press, 2007), and FROM BEHIND THE BLIND (Dos Madres Press, 2013). He is a 2000 winner of the William Bronk Foundation prize for poetry. Robert Murphy is also executive editor and publisher of Dos Madres Press. He is married to the iconographer and painter Elizabeth Hughes Murphy, who is both book designer and illustrator for Dos Madres Press.

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