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The Resource Popular culture and working-class taste in Britain, 1930-39 : a round of cheap diversions?

Popular culture and working-class taste in Britain, 1930-39 : a round of cheap diversions?

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Popular culture and working-class taste in Britain, 1930-39 : a round of cheap diversions?
Title
Popular culture and working-class taste in Britain, 1930-39
Title remainder
a round of cheap diversions?
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines the relationship between class & culture in 1930s Britain. focusing on the reading & cinema-going tastes of the working classes, Robert James' landmark study combines rigorous historical analysis with a close textual reading of visual & written sources to appraise the role of popular leisure in this decade
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
James, Robert
Dewey number
305.5620942
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8390
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in Popular Culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Working class
  • Great Britain
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Society
  • Civilization
  • Working class
  • Great Britain
Label
Popular culture and working-class taste in Britain, 1930-39 : a round of cheap diversions?
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-256) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'The people's amusement': the growth in cinema-going and reading habits -- 'Fouling civilisation?: official attitudes towards popular film and literature -- Trade attitudes towards audience taste -- 'What made you put that rubbish on?': national trends in film popularity -- 'The appearance as an added incentive': national trends in literature popularity -- 'A very profitable enterprise': South Wales Miners' Institutes -- 'Gunmen, rustlers and a damsel in distress': working-class tastes in Derby -- 'The home of the brave"? working -class tastes in Portsmouth -- Popular film and literature: textual analyses -- Conclusion: 'giving the public what it wants'
Control code
818847417
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847793126
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1554vv1
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847417
Label
Popular culture and working-class taste in Britain, 1930-39 : a round of cheap diversions?
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-256) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'The people's amusement': the growth in cinema-going and reading habits -- 'Fouling civilisation?: official attitudes towards popular film and literature -- Trade attitudes towards audience taste -- 'What made you put that rubbish on?': national trends in film popularity -- 'The appearance as an added incentive': national trends in literature popularity -- 'A very profitable enterprise': South Wales Miners' Institutes -- 'Gunmen, rustlers and a damsel in distress': working-class tastes in Derby -- 'The home of the brave"? working -class tastes in Portsmouth -- Popular film and literature: textual analyses -- Conclusion: 'giving the public what it wants'
Control code
818847417
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847793126
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1554vv1
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847417

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