Film England

culturally English filmmaking since the 1990s by Andrew Higson

Publisher: I.B. Tauris in London, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 296 Downloads: 755
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Subjects:

  • Motion pictures,
  • Culture in motion pictures,
  • English literature,
  • National characteristics in motion pictures,
  • In motion pictures,
  • English National characteristics,
  • Motion picture industry,
  • Film adaptations

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-285) and index.

StatementAndrew Higson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.E5 H54 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 296 p. :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25564693M
ISBN 101848854536, 1848854544
ISBN 109781848854543, 9781848854536
OCLC/WorldCa696740564

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