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British Silent Cinema and the Great War

British Silent Cinema and the Great War
British Silent Cinema and the Great War
This book presents a unique insight into an extraordinary period of European history that had far-reaching significance for British cinema and for the way history itself is represented. The work collected in this volume draws from the best knowledge, enthusiasm and critical insight of leading scholars, archivists and historians specialising in British cinema. The editors are experts in the field of British silent cinema; in particular, its complex relationship to the Great War and its afterimage in popular culture. As the Great War continues to fade from living memory, it is a significant task to look back at how the cinema industry responded to that conflict as it unfolded, and how it shaped the war's memory through the 1910s and 1920s.
9780230292628
Palgrave Macmillan
Hammond, Michael
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Williams, Michael
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Hammond, Michael
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Williams, Michael
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Hammond, Michael and Williams, Michael (eds.) (2011) British Silent Cinema and the Great War , Basingstoke, GB. Palgrave Macmillan, 216pp.

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This book presents a unique insight into an extraordinary period of European history that had far-reaching significance for British cinema and for the way history itself is represented. The work collected in this volume draws from the best knowledge, enthusiasm and critical insight of leading scholars, archivists and historians specialising in British cinema. The editors are experts in the field of British silent cinema; in particular, its complex relationship to the Great War and its afterimage in popular culture. As the Great War continues to fade from living memory, it is a significant task to look back at how the cinema industry responded to that conflict as it unfolded, and how it shaped the war's memory through the 1910s and 1920s.

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Published date: 4 October 2011
Organisations: Film Studies

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Local EPrints ID: 178199
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/178199
ISBN: 9780230292628
PURE UUID: bf6ebec6-5994-427a-9036-c46da588e98f

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Date deposited: 23 Mar 2011 15:40
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:04

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