Barry Hines: Kes, Threads and Beyond

Barry Hines: Kes, Threads and Beyond

by David Forrest, Sue Vice

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784992620
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 11/19/2017
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

David Forrest is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies in the School of English at the University of Sheffield

Sue Vice is Professor of English Literature in the School of English at the University of Sheffield

Table of Contents

Foreword by Tony Garnett
Introduction: Kes, Threads and beyond
1. Poetry with purpose and the journey to Kes: Billy's Last Stand, The Blinder, A Kestrel for a Knave and Kes
2. The politics of hope in 1970s Britain: First Signs, Speech Day, The Gamekeeper, Tom Kite, The Price of Coal
3. Thatcherism and South Yorkshire: Looks and Smiles, Unfinished Business, Fun City, Threads
4. Imagining post-industrial Britain: The Heart of It, the miners' strike plays, Looking at the Sun, Shooting Stars, Born Kicking, Elvis Over England
Conclusion
Index

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