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British Monarchy on Screen

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ISBN-10: 0719099560

ISBN-13: 9780719099564

Edition: 2016

Authors: Mandy Merck

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Moving images of the British monarchy, in fact and fiction, are almost as old as the moving image itself. The literature and drama of royalty in the pre-screen age is just part of the genesis for the continuing popularity of royalty on contemporary screens, both large and small. Representations of the Tudors and the first Elizabeth are staples of drama, and there has been an increasing trend towards fictionalising the second Elizabeth and her family.This collection of essays, by a list of stellar contributors, moves from the 'Tudorbethan' Hollywood films of the 1930s, to the independent British films of the 1980s and 90s, from documentary 'actualities' about Queen Victoria, through to…    
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Book details

List price: $90.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 2/1/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 1.13" tall
Language: English

Mandy Merck is Professor of Media Arts at Royal Holloway University in London. She is the author of Perversions: Deviant Readings , editor of After Diana , and co-editor of Coming Out of Feminism?