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Introduction: romantics versus modernists?

John Orr

in Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

If there is a clash between romanticism and modernism in what is called ‘British’ cinema, it is as much internal as external. Most great directors in Britain are romantics to some degree and ... More


Terence Davies and Bill Douglas: the poetics of memory

John Orr

in Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the latter part of the twentieth century, two indigenous visions arguably dominate in terms of vision, not in terms of output: in Scottish cinema that of Bill Douglas, in English cinema that of ... More


Journalism and the Urban Novel

Betsy Klimasmith

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 6: The American Novel 1879-1940

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385342
eISBN:
9780190252779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385342.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter explores the relationship between journalism and literary realism in the United States, with particular reference to the urban novel. Citing the careers of Theodore Dreiser, Stephen ... More


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