Off to the Pictures: Cinemagoing, Women's Writing and Movie Culture in Interwar Britain

Off to the Pictures: Cinemagoing, Women's Writing and Movie Culture in Interwar Britain

by Lisa Stead

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ISBN-13: 9781474431910
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2018
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lisa Stead is a Lecturer in Film Studies in the School of Art, Media and American Studies at the University of East Anglia. She is the co-editor of The Boundaries of the Literary Archive: Reclamation and Representation (2013). Her essays on fandom, archives and women's cinema have appeared in Women's History Review and Transformative Works and Cultures, among other publications.

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Preface
Chapter 1: Off to the Pictures: Cinema, Fiction and Interwar Culture
Chapter 2: Screen Fantasies: Tie-ins and the Short Story
Chapter 3: Middlebrow Modernity: Class, Cinemagoing and Selfhood
Chapter 4: Wander, Watch, Repeat: Jean Rhys and Cinema
Chapter 5: Film Talk: C. A. Lejeune and the Female Film Critic
Chapter 6: Elinor Glyn: Intermedial Romance and Authorial Stardom
Afterword
Bibliography
Index

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