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A British Comparison

Zhou Xuelin

in Young Rebels in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098497
eISBN:
9789882207707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098497.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a sample comparative study of youth cultures. It compares and contrasts the British angry-young-man films of the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the Chinese young-rebel films of ... More


Angry Young Men: Deewaar (The Wall, 1975, Dir. Yash Chopra)

Omar Ahmed

in Studying Indian Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733681
eISBN:
9781800342088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733681.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter addresses how, unlike Hollywood, which has seen the rise of high-concept cinema overshadow the power a film star once possessed at the box office, Indian cinema, especially mainstream ... More


Youth subcultures

Celia Hughes

in Young Lives on the Left: Sixties Activism and the Liberation of the Self

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091940
eISBN:
9781781708989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091940.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the political, social, and gendered dynamics of the activist left cultures that preceded the extra-parliamentary scene surrounding the VSC. It shows how young activists’ initial ... More


Conclusion: The Boom Ends

Patrick Deer

in Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239887
eISBN:
9780191716782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239887.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Conclusion argues that the real rupture in British literary tradition comes not during the Second World War, but after it. In the late 1940s, the literary boom of the war years gave way to a ... More


Barry Reckord, the Race Relations Narrative, and the Royal Court Theatre

Amanda Bidnall

in West Indian Generation: Remaking British Culture in London, 1945-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940032
eISBN:
9781786944191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940032.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

“Barry Reckord, the Race Relations Narrative, and the Royal Court Theatre” shifts its analysis of the race relations narrative to the forefront of postwar London drama. Jamaican playwright—and one of ... More


Setting the Stage: Oliver Twist, Lionel Bart, and Cultural Contexts

Marc Napolitano

in Oliver!: A Dickensian Musical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199364824
eISBN:
9780199364848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364824.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter provides context for the emergence of Oliver! by analyzing the musical’s development in the framework of various cultural and theatrical movements. Oliver!’s popularity is rooted in the ... More


A New Reality: Shelagh Delaney’s A Taste of Honey (1958)

Maria Elena Capitani

in British Women's Writing, 1930 to 1960: Between the Waves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621822
eISBN:
9781800341302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621822.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Focussing on the crucial transitional year of 1958, Shelagh Delaney’s A Taste of Honey offers a valuable and often overlooked contribution to the genre of ‘kitchen sink drama’. Nevertheless, as Maria ... More


The Fifties and the Beginning of the Liverpool Scene

in A Gallery to Play to: The Story of the Mersey Poets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311253
eISBN:
9781846312496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312496.003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Between 1956 and 1958, Britain saw the emergence of a new and controversial ‘angry generation’ fuelled by three closely connected events. John Osborne's play Look Back in Anger opened at the Royal ... More


Indian Masculinities: Beyond Gender and Matriarchy

Hoshang Merchant

in Secret Writings of Hoshang Merchant

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465965
eISBN:
9780199086962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465965.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Gandhi feminized himself. Devdas is the lost man who would have enslaved India and the confused manhood of the newly independent India. Devdas is replaced by Bachchan’s angry young man in Indira ... More


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