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Shane Meadows : critical essays

Author: Martin Fradley; Sarah Godfrey; Melanie Williams
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Explores the full range of Meadows' work, from local D.I.Y. media to international festival acclaim. From his breakthrough short films in the early 1990s and feature debut TwentyFourSeven (1997) through to the BAFTA-winning This Is England (2007) and hit television spin-off, director Shane Meadows has emerged as one of the most distinctive and influential voices in contemporary British cinema. Shane Meadows:  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fradley, Martin.
Shane Meadows : Critical Essays.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2013
Named Person: Shane Meadows; Shane Meadows; Shane Meadows
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Fradley; Sarah Godfrey; Melanie Williams
ISBN: 9780748676408 0748676406 9780748676422 0748676422 0748693858 9780748693856 0748676392 9780748676392
OCLC Number: 859160898
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 216 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Shane's world / Martin Fradley, Sarah Godfrey and Melanie Williams --
Structure and agency: Shane Meadows and the new regional production sectors / Jack Newsinger --
Twenty-first-century social realism: Shane Meadows and new British realism / Dave Forrest --
'Al Fresco? that's up yer anus, innit?': Shane Meadows and the politics of abjection / Martin Fradley --
No more heroes: the politics of marginality and disenchantment in TwentyFourSeven and This is England / Jill Steans --
'Now I'm The Monster': remembering, repeating and working through in Dead Man's Shoes and TwentyFourSeven / Paul Elliott --
'An object of indecipherable bastardry --
a true monster': homosociality, homoeroticism and generic hybridity in Dead Man's Shoes / Clair Schwarz --
A message to you, Maggie: 1980s skinhead subculture and music in This Is England / Tim Snelson and Emma Sutton --
Changing spaces of 'Englishness': psychogeography and spatial practices in This is England and Somers Town / Sarah N. Petrovic --
'Shane, don't film this bit': comedy and performance in Le Donk and Scor-zay-zee / Brett Mills --
'Them over there': motherhood and marginality in Shane Meadows' films / Louise FitzGerald and Sarah Godfrey --
'What do you think makes a bad dad?': Shane Meadows and fatherhood / Martin Fradley and Sean Kingston --
Is this England '86 and '88? memory, haunting and return through television seriality / David Rolinson and Faye Woods --
After laughter comes tears: passion and redemption in This is England '88 / Robert Murphy.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Fradley, Sarah Godfrey and Melanie Williams.


Over the course of its 15 chapters, this title presents a comprehensive analysis of Meadows' oeuvre to date, situating it in the context of British cinema history as well as wider cultural changes  Read more...


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