A New History of British Documentary

A New History of British Documentary

By: James Chapman (author)Hardback

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A New History of British Documentary is the first comprehensive overview of documentary production in Britain from early film to the present day. It covers both the film and television industries and demonstrates how documentary practice has adapted to changing institutional and ideological contexts.

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James Chapman is Professor of Film Studies at the University of Leicester, UK, and editor of the Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television. His previous work includes The British at War: Cinema, State and Propaganda, 1939-1945 (1998), Licence To Thrill: A Cultural History of the James Bond Films (1999) and Past and Present: National Identity and the British Historical Film (2005). He is also co-editor (with Mark Glancy and Sue Harper) of The New Film History: Sources, Methods, Approaches.


Preface Abbreviations Acknowledgements Introduction: Critical and Historical Perspectives on British Documentary 1. Documentary Before Grierson 2. Documentary in the 1930s 3. Documentary at War 4. Post-War Documentary 5. Television Documentary 6. Alternative and Oppositional Documentary Conclusion: British Documentary in Context Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/03/2015
  • ISBN13: 9780230392861
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780230392861
  • weight: 555
  • ISBN10: 0230392865

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