Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - The British Cinema Book by Robert Murphy

This text represents the progress made in exploring the history of British cinema, providing a comprehensive account of a dynamic and growing area in film studies. This second edition has been expanded and includes 12 new contributors. It extends coverage of topics such as British silent cinema in the 1920s, looking back at the British new wave, spectacle and the "Boy's Own" tradition in British cinema, the cinema of excess of the 1970s, British cinema and American aspirations; Celtic traditions in British cinema, the revival of the British gangster film, and the urban fairy tale in the late 1990s.

Buy The British Cinema Book by Robert Murphy from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780851708515
ISBN-10: 085170851X
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 190mm x 22mm)
Pages: 348
Imprint: BFI Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - The British Cinema Book by Robert Murphy

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about British Cinema Book book by Robert Murphy and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Robert Murphy

Robert Murphy teaches film studies and scriptwriting at De Montfort University. He is the author of Realism and Tinsel (Routledge, 1989), Sixties British Cinema (bfi, 1992), Smash and Grab (Faber & Faber, 1993, and the editor of the first edition of The British Cinema Book (bfi, 1997).

Books By Robert Murphy

Global Politics for A-level by Robert Murphy
Paperback, September 2017
$73.76 $81.95
Realism and Tinsel by Robert Murphy
Paperback, April 1992
$37.79 $41.99
Texan BBQ by Robert Murphy
Hardback, August 2016
$57.84 $68.86
Private World of Yves Saint Laurent & Pierre Berge by Robert Murphy
Hardback, February 2009
$121.28 $134.76