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Costume Drama: From Men in Kilts to Developing Diasporas

David Martin-Jones

in Scotland: Global Cinema: Genres, Modes and Identities

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633913
eISBN:
9780748651207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633913.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the most well known of all the popular genres associated with Scotland, the costume drama (sometimes referred to as the period drama, heritage or historical film). Initially, ... More


The Cinema of Raúl Ruiz: Impossible Cartographies

Michael Goddard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167314
eISBN:
9780231850506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167314.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Raúl Ruiz, while considered one of the world's most significant filmmakers by several film critics, is yet to be the subject of any thorough engagement with his work. This book sets out on this task ... More


Postcolonial TV: <i>El tiempo entre costuras</i> [The Time In Between] (Antena 3, 2013–14); <i>El Príncipe</i> (Telecinco, 2014)

Paul Julian Smith

in Dramatized Societies: Quality Television in Spain and Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383247
eISBN:
9781786944054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383247.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Chapter 4, the last on Spain, deals with post-colonial TV, a subject as yet little studied. Having explored the halting media relationship between the Spanish metropolis and its one time Moroccan ... More


Bio-pics: A Life in Pictures

Ellen Cheshire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172059
eISBN:
9780231850681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172059.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book offers a series of case studies that throw light on the type of films that are collectively known as bio-pics. It asks whether the bio-pic is a genre in its own right, or whether such films ... More


The Rodgers and Hart Revolution: Dearest Enemy (1925)

Dominic Symonds

in We’ll Have Manhattan: The Early Work of Rodgers & Hart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199929481
eISBN:
9780190216870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929481.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The first full book show by Rodgers and Hart was Dearest Enemy (1925), a story set in the American Revolution with a libretto by Herbert Fields. As a costume drama it eschewed conventional Broadway ... More


The Appearance of Colonial Taiwan in Fiction and Film

Bert Mittchell Scruggs

in Translingual Narration: Colonial and Postcolonial Taiwanese Fiction and Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851620
eISBN:
9780824868055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851620.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter six departs from the practice of exploring horizons of identity to test the limits of nostalgia and solastalgia as a critical approach to reading fiction and film, by looking at how both the ... More


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