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British Rural Landscapes on Film

Paul Newland


British Rural Landscapes on Film offers wide-ranging critical insights into ways in which rural areas in Britain have been represented on film, from the silent era, through both world wars, and on into the contemporary period. The contributors to the book demonstrate that the countryside in Britain has provided a range of rich and dense spaces into which aspects of contested cultural identities have been projected. The essays in the book show how far British rural landscapes have performed key roles in a range of film genres including heritage, but also horror, art cinema, and children’s films ... More

Keywords: Landscape, Cinema, Film, British, Rural, Representation, Place, Space

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780719091575
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719091575.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Newland, editor
Aberystwyth University

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