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British Crime Film: Subverting the Social Order

British Crime Film: Subverting the Social Order (Paperback)

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Presenting a social history of British crime film, this book focuses on the strategies used in order to address more radical notions surrounding class, politics, sex, delinquency, violence and censorship. Spanning post-war crime cinema to present-day "Mockney" productions, it contextualizes the films and identifies important and neglected works.

Film, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm guides & reviewsFilm, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm theory & criticismFilm, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm: styles & genres Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 20/09/2012 ISBN-13: 9781137005038  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Barry Forshaw's books include Death in a Cold Climate, British Crime Film, The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction, Italian Cinema, British Crime Writing: An Encyclopaedia , and a biography of Stieg Larsson. He has written for a variety of newspapers, Crime Time, and is a talking head for ITV author profiles and BBC documentaries.

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