British Culture: An Introduction

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9780415142182: British Culture: An Introduction

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British Culture: An Introduction provides a comprehensive introduction to central aspects of culture and the arts in Britain today, and uses a factual approach to place them within a clear, historical context.

Topics include:

* the social and cultural setting: politics and society 1950-1999, including immigration, feminism, Thatcherism and the arts and the Blair revolution
* language and culture: accents and minority languages, broadcasting and public life
* the novel, poetry and theatre
* cinema: Hammer Horror, James Bond, Ealing comedies, black British film, Trainspotting, The Full Monty and historical epics
* television and radio: soap opera, crime series and sitcoms
* popular music and fashion: The Beatles, punk, Britpop, subculture and style
* art and sculpture: Bacon, Hockney, Gilbert and George and Hirst
* architecture and interiors.

Each chapter focuses on key themes of recent years, and gives special emphasis to outstanding artists within each area. The book also strengthens study skills, through follow-up activities and suggestions for further reading which appear at the end of each chapter. A real must-read for all students of British history and culture.

Reseña del editor:

Providing a comprehensive introduction to central aspects of culture and the arts in Britain today, this text uses a factual approach to place them within a clear, historical context. Topics include: the social and cultural setting - politics and society 1950-1999, including immigration, feminism, Thatcherism and the arts and the Blair revolution; language and culture - accents and minority languages, broadcasting and public life; the novel, poetry and theatre; cinema - Hammer Horror, James Bond, Ealing comedies, black British film, "Trainspotting", "The Full Monty" and historical epics; television and radio - soap opera, crime series and sitcoms; popular music and fashion - the Beatles, punk, Britpop, subculture and style; art and sculpture - Bacon, Hockney, Gilbert and George and Hirst; and architecture and interiors. Each chapter focuses on key themes of recent years, and gives special emphasis to outstanding artists within each area. The book also aims to strengthen study skills, through follow-up activities and suggestions for further reading which appear at the end of each chapter.

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