Published October 30, 2005
by Wallflower Press .
Written in English
|Contributions||Roy Ward Baker (Preface)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||288|
Get this from a library! The cinema of Britain and Ireland. [Brian McFarlane;] -- A fresh, concise but wide-ranging introduction to and overview of British and Irish cinema, this volume contains 24 essays, each on a separate seminal film from the region. Films under discussion. The cinema of Britain and Ireland. [Brian McFarlane;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Brian McFarlane. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC . It remains an authority on the topic. The book focuses on Irish history and politics to examine the context and significance of such films as Irish Destiny, The Quiet Man, Ryan’s Daughter, Man of Aran, Cal, The Courier, and The Dead. Category: Performing Arts The Cinema Of Britain And Ireland. Any consideration of the cinema of Great Britain raises two key problems. First is the dominance of Hollywood cinema. English is the primary language of British cinema and, of course, of Hollywood. Britain's decline in the twentieth century has been matched by the rise of the United States as an economic power.
The Cinema of Britain and Ireland is part of Wallflower Press’ admirable 24 Frames series, and constitutes 24 essays by leading academics which highlight important themes within British cinema through illustrative case studies of neglected or forgotten films. First published in by Moorland Press, The Light Railways of Britain & Ireland has remained unavailable for more than twenty-five years, until now. Re-released by Pen & Sword, this is a thorough and engaging book that covers, in depth, the fas. Irish National Cinema argues that in order to understand the unique position of filmmaking in Ireland and the inheritance on which contemporary filmmakers draw, definitions of the Irish culture and identity must take into account the so-called Irish diaspora and engage with its cinema. An invaluable resource for students of world cinema.5/5(1). Interwar Britain (–) was a period of peace and relative economic stagnation. In politics the Liberal Party collapsed and the Labour Party became the main challenger to the dominant Conservative Party throughout the period. The Great Depression affected Britain less severely economically and politically than other major nations, although there were severe pockets of long-term.