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Studying British cultures : an introduction

Author: Susan Bassnett
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Series: New accents (Routledge (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This collection of essays analyses the ways of teaching and reading British culture. It covers contemporary issues such as the problem of national cultures and identities in modern Britain and the historical context of 'Britishness'.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Bassnett
ISBN: 0415323509 9780415323505 0415323517 9780415323512
OCLC Number: 51900316
Description: xxvii, 225 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Studying British Cultures / Susan Bassnett --
1. But what is Cultural Studies? / Antony Easthope --
2. Facts and meanings in British Cultural Studies / Alan Durant --
3. British Studies: an educational perspective / Christopher Brumfit --
4. Cultural Studies and foreign language teaching / Michael Byram --
5. Fictional maps of Britain / David Punter --
6. Dedefining Scotland / Robert Crawford --
7. Cymru or Wales? Explorations in a divided sensibility / Katie Gramich --
8. A view of the present state of Irish Studies / Sabina Sharkey --
9. Teaching West Indian literature in Britain / David Dabydeen --
10. Shakespeare in quotations / John Drakakis --
Afterword: Studying British Cultures, 2003.
Series Title: New accents (Routledge (Firm))
Responsibility: edited by Susan Bassnett.
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