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Popular culture and working-class taste in Britain, 1930-39 a round of cheap diversions?

Title
Popular culture and working-class taste in Britain, 1930-39 [electronic resource] : a round of cheap diversions? / Robert James.
ISBN
0719080258
9780719080258
9781847793126 (e-book)
Published
Manchester, U.K. ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, c2010.
Physical Description
xii, 268 p.
Local Notes
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Notes
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
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Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 23, 2014
Series
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [250]-256) and index.
Contents
'The people's amusement': the growth in cinema-going and reading habits
'Fouling civilisation?: official attitudes towards popular film and literature
Trade attitudes towards audience taste
'What made you put that rubbish on?': national trends in film popularity
'The appearance as an added incentive': national trends in literature popularity
'A very profitable enterprise': South Wales Miners' Institutes
'Gunmen, rustlers and a damsel in distress': working-class tastes in Derby
'The home of the brave"? working -class tastes in Portsmouth
Popular film and literature: textual analyses
Conclusion: 'giving the public what it wants'.
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ebrary, Inc.
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