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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
1847793126
9781847793126
0719080258
9780719080258
Published
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2010. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 268 p. )
Local Notes
Access is available to the Yale community.
Notes
Description based on print version record.
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Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 15, 2020
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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