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Conclusion

Kirsten Day

in Cowboy Classics: The Roots of the American Western in the Epic Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402460
eISBN:
9781474422055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402460.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This short conclusion reiterates the main thesis of Cowboy Classics: that Westerns help us grapple with identity issues in a culturally relevant way while providing the comfort of chronological ... More


Work

Lee Spinks

in James Joyce A Critical Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638352
eISBN:
9780748671632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638352.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the body of James Joyce's work. Joyce' wrote Chamber Music as a protest against himself. One of the fundamental aesthetic principles ofDubliners is that the limits of a ... More


Heroes and Villains

Emma Hanna

in The Great War on the Small Screen: Representing the First World War in Contemporary Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633890
eISBN:
9780748671175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633890.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The reputation of Britain's military commanders of the First World War has not fared well since the Armistice. Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, a number of books were published which were highly ... More


Introduction

S. P. MacKenzie

in The Battle of Britain on Screen: 'The Few' in British Film and Television Drama

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623891
eISBN:
9780748651276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623891.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

More than half a century after the firing stopped, World War II continues to resonate in the public imagination. In the 1950s, dramatic accounts of various operations that had occurred between 1939 ... More


The Fighter Boys: A Perfect Hero (1991)

S. P. MacKenzie

in The Battle of Britain on Screen: 'The Few' in British Film and Television Drama

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623891
eISBN:
9780748651276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623891.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Conservative revisionists such as John Charmley and Alan Clark argued that the Battle of Britain had been a mistake, and that the country would have been better off in terms of global power and ... More


Colour in the Epic Film: Alexander and Hero

Robert Burgoyne

in The Return of the Epic Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684021
eISBN:
9780748697069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684021.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A key feature of the epic genre since the appearance of the tinted and stencilled Italian epics of the 1910s, colour technology and design constitutes a direct line of formal innovation that extends ... More


Introduction: The Valley Cemetery

James J. Coleman

in Remembering the Past in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Commemoration, Nationality and Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748676903
eISBN:
9781474405966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676903.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The purpose of this book is to consider what these monuments meant to those who raised them, and what they signified to the wider Scottish nation at that time. The Presbyterian statues in the Valley ... More


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