The British School Film: From Tom Brown to Harry Potter

The British School Film: From Tom Brown to Harry Potter

by Stephen Glynn

Hardcover(1st ed. 2016)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137558862
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 09/21/2016
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 269
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Stephen Glynn has taught in British secondary schools for over thirty years and is currently an Associate Research Fellow at De Montfort University. He has published widely on British cinema, including Palgrave’s The British Pop Music Film: The Beatles and Beyond (2013)

Table of Contents

Section 1 - Introduction.- Chapter 1: The School Film: A British Genre?.- Section 2 – The Early Years Programme (1900-45).- Chapter 2 – The Early Public School Film.- Induction:.- Hitchcock and Co. – Down with School!:.- Hilton and Co. – Hurray for School!:.- The Boys’ Public School Carnivalesque.- Section 3 – The Middle Years Programme (1945-70).- Chapter 3 – The Post-War Public School.- The Right Stuff:.- The Wrong Woman:.- The Hay School:.- The Girls’ Public School Carnivalesque:.- (Poetic) Realism and Tinsel.- Chapter 4 – The Post-War State School Film.- The Right Stuff:.- The Wrong Woman:.- Tinsel and Realism:.- Approved School.- Section 4 - The Final Years Programme (1970- ).- Chapter 5 – The Contemporary School Film.- Fright School:.- Co-ed Carnivalesque (mostly):.- Queer School:.- Approved and Special School:.- Magic School.- 5. CONCLUSION.- Chapter 6 - The School Film: A British Genre

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