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- DescriptionThis collection of essays highlights the variety of 1970s culture, and shows how it responded to the transformations that were taking place in that most elusive of decades. The 1970s was a period of extraordinary change on the social, sexual and political fronts.
- Author BiographyLaurel Forster is Senior Lecturer in Media Studies at the University of Portsmouth. Her research interests include women's literature, history and cultures. She has published articles on the work of modernist writer May Sinclair, co-edited The Recipe Reader (Ashgate, 2003) with Janet Floyd, and contributed chapters which explore relationships between media forms, representations of women (often in domestic contexts), and literary and cultural theories. Her involvement with the Portsmouth AHRC 1970s project has led to articles on feminism, television and magazines of the decade. She is currently working on a longer study of feminist magazines. Sue Harper is Emeritus Professor of Film History at the University of Portsmouth. She has written a range of articles on British cinema, and her books include: Picturing the Past: the Rise and Fall of the British Costume Film (BFI, 1994); Women in British Cinema: Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know (Continuum, 2000); British Cinema of the 1950s: the Decline of Deference (OUP, 2003) with Vincent Porter; and The New Film History (Palgrave, 2007) with James Chapman and Mark Glancy. Her forthcoming books include British Cinema of the 1970s: the Boundaries of Pleasure (with Justin Smith) and Beyond the Archive. Sue was Principal Investigator of the Arts and Humanities project at Portsmouth on British cinema in the 1970s.
- PublisherCambridge Scholars Publishing
- Date of Publication01/02/2010
- GenreHistory: Specific Subjects
- Place of PublicationNewcastle upon Tyne
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge Scholars Publishing
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight567 g
- Width148 mm
- Height212 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Edited byLaurel Forster,Sue Harper
- Format DetailsWith dust jacket
- Edition Statement1st Unabridged
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