Films and British National Identity By Jeffrey Richards
Films and British National Identity
by Jeffrey Richards
Examines the ways in which the cinema has defined, mythified and disseminated British national identity during the 20th century. The text considers chronologically, thematically and by case studies of film, stars and genres, the complexities and process of the evolution of national identity.
Jeffrey Richards is Professor of Cultural History at Lancaster University
Table of Contents
Introduction**1. National Identity**EMPIRE**2. British Imperial Heroes**3. The Black Man as Hero**NATION**4. World War Two**5. National Identity Post-War**6. The Swinging Sixties and After**REGION**7. Scotland**8. Wales and Ireland**9. Lancashire**CULTURE**10. Vaughan Williams, the Cinema and England**11. Dickens - Our Contemporary**Dad's Army and the Politics of Nostalgia**Bibliography
Films and British National Identity: From Dickens to Dad's Army' by Jeffrey Richards
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