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  1. British Comedy Cinema

    Edited by I.Q. Hunter, Laraine Porter

    Series: British Popular Cinema

    British comedy cinema has been a mainstay of domestic production since the beginning of the last Century and arguably the most popular and important genre in British film history. This edited volume will offer the first comprehensive account of the rich and popular history of British comedy...

    Published April 4th 2012 by Routledge

  2. British Women's Cinema

    Edited by Melanie Bell, Melanie Williams

    Series: British Popular Cinema

    British Women’s Cinema examines the place of female-centred films throughout British film history, from silent melodrama and 1940s costume dramas right up to the contemporary British ‘chick flick’....

    Published September 14th 2009 by Routledge

  3. British Queer Cinema

    Edited by Robin Griffiths

    Series: British Popular Cinema

    British Queer Cinema draws together a diverse range of innovative new essays that explore, for the first time, the provocative history of lesbian, gay and queer representation in British cinema. From the early years of ‘Pre-Gay’ film, through to the social upheaval of post-war ‘permissiveness’,...

    Published March 1st 2006 by Routledge

  4. British Historical Cinema

    Edited by Claire Monk, Amy Sargeant

    Series: British Popular Cinema

    Films recreating or addressing 'the past' - recent or distant, actual or imagined - have been a mainstay of British cinema since the silent era. From Elizabeth to Carry On Up The Khyber, and from the heritage-film debate to issues of authenticity and questions of genre, British Historical Cinema...

    Published February 13th 2002 by Routledge

  5. British Horror Cinema

    Edited by Steve Chibnall, Julian Petley

    Series: British Popular Cinema

    British Horror Cinema investigates a wealth of horror filmmaking in Britain, from early chillers like The Ghoul and Dark Eyes of London to acknowledged classics such as Peeping Tom and The Wicker Man. Contributors explore the contexts in which British horror films have been censored and classified,...

    Published November 14th 2001 by Routledge

  6. British Science Fiction Cinema

    Edited by I.Q. Hunter

    Series: British Popular Cinema

    British Science Fiction Cinema is the first substantial study of a genre which, despite a sometimes troubled history, has produced some of the best British films, from the prewar classic Things to Come to Alien made in Britain by a British director. The contributors to this rich and provocative...

    Published April 28th 1999 by Routledge

  7. British Crime Cinema

    Edited by Steve Chibnall, Robert Murphy

    Series: British Popular Cinema

    This is the first substantial study of British cinema's most neglected genre. Bringing together original work from some of the leading writers on British popular film, this book includes interviews with key directors Mike Hodges (Get Carter) and Donald Cammel (Performance). It discusses an...

    Published April 28th 1999 by Routledge

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