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Humphrey Jennings

Humphrey Jennings

Keith Beattie

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078552
eISBN:
9781781701836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078552.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Humphrey Jennings has been described as the only real poet of British cinema. His documentary films employ a range of representational approaches – including collagist narrative structures and ... More

Jack Rosenthal

Jack Rosenthal

Sue Vice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077043
eISBN:
9781781703144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077043.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This is a critical work on Jack Rosenthal, the highly regarded British television dramatist. His career began with Coronation Street in the 1960s and he became famous for his popular sitcoms, ... More

Jimmy McGovern

Jimmy McGovern

Steve Blandford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719082481
eISBN:
9781781705759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082481.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This is the first book-length study of one of the most significant of all British television writers, Jimmy McGovern. The book provides comprehensive coverage of all his work for television including ... More

Julio Medem

Julio Medem

Rob Stone

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072000
eISBN:
9781781701171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072000.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This account of the life and films of the Spanish-Basque filmmaker Julio Medem is the first book in English on the internationally renowned writer-director of Vacas, La ardilla roja (Red Squirrel), ... More

Laurent Cantet

Laurent Cantet

Martin O'Shaughnessy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091506
eISBN:
9781781708590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091506.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Laurent Cantet is of one France’s leading contemporary directors. He probes the evolution and fault-lines of contemporary society from the home to the workplace and from the Republican school to ... More

Lindsay AndersonCinema authorship

Lindsay Anderson: Cinema authorship

John Izod, Alex Murray, and Kathryn Hannan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083389
eISBN:
9781781705070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083389.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In a long and varied career, Lindsay Anderson made training films, documentaries, searing family dramas and blistering satires, including This Sporting Life, O Lucky Man! and Britannia Hospital. This ... More

Listen in terrorBritish horror radio from the advent of broadcasting to the digital age

Listen in terror: British horror radio from the advent of broadcasting to the digital age

Richard J. Hand

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719081484
eISBN:
9781781707265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081484.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

This groundbreaking book is the first full-length study of British horror radio from the pioneering days of recording and broadcasting right through to the digital audio cultures of our own time. The ... More

Lukácsian film theory and cinemaA study of Georg Lukács’ writings on film, 1913-71

Lukácsian film theory and cinema: A study of Georg Lukács’ writings on film, 1913-71

Ian Aitken

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078842
eISBN:
9781781701706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078842.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores Georg Lukács' writings on film. The Hungarian Marxist critic Georg Lukács is primarily known as a literary theorist, but he also wrote extensively on the cinema. These writings ... More

Maurice Pialat

Maurice Pialat

Marja Warehime

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068225
eISBN:
9781781703267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068225.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

One of the most gifted directors of the post New Wave, Maurice Pialat is frequently compared to such legendary filmmakers as Jean Renoir and Robert Bresson. A quintessentially realist filmmaker, who, ... More

Men with stakesMasculinity and the gothic in US television

Men with stakes: Masculinity and the gothic in US television

Julia M. Wright

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097706
eISBN:
9781526104113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097706.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Men with Stakes examines the ways in which the gothic mode is deployed specifically to call into question televisual realism and, with it, conventional depictions of masculinity, especially in ... More

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