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- Author(s)Mr. Stephen Games
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication28/07/2015
- GenreIndividual Artists / Art Monographs
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAshgate Publishing Limited
- Weight1042 g
- Width174 mm
- Height246 mm
- Table Of ContentsContents: Preface. Part 1 Chronology: Introduction; A German in London; Geoffrey Grigson; The BBC at war; First broadcasts; The third programme; The first four years; King penguins; Into the fifties; The Reith Lectures; Fallout from the Reiths; His last gasp. Part 2 Context: Audience response; Press response; Critical response; Pevsner's language; The changing character of the BBC; Pevsner's vulnerability - a test case; Pevsner's producers and Englishness; Belles-lettres. Part 3 Appendices: Correspondence in The Listener; Broadcast variations and corrigenda; Pevsner's king penguins; Basil Taylor bibliography; Pevsner's BBC audience appreciation index; BBC talks division: staff educational background; Reviews of Pevsner's books in the UK press to the end of 1950; Pevsner's journalism from 1945. Bibliography; Index.
- Author BiographyStephen Games is a designer and writer specialising in architecture and cultural history. Formerly with the BBC, the Guardian and the Independent, he has written extensively about Nikolaus Pevsner and John Betjeman, runs the New Premises design studio in North London, and teaches around the world. He was educated at the Central School of Art and Magdalene College, Cambridge, has lectured on architectural history and theory at Kent University, and has taught at Boston University and Temple University, Philadelphia. He is the winner of a British Press Award and has twice been a guest scholar at the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles.
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