The Child in British Cinema

This book argues that over the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, the cinema in Britain became the site on which childhood was projected, examined, and understood. Through an analysis of these projections; via case studies that encompass early cinema, pre and post-war film, and contemporary cinem...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Smith, Matthew
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Palgrave Macmillan 2022, 2022
Edition:1st ed. 2022
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1: Writing the Child
  • Chapter 2: Watching the Child
  • Chapter 3: The Child and the City: The Urban Adventurer in Post-War Britain
  • Chapter 4: Girlhood: Mobility, Stasis, and Change
  • Chapter 5: Other Children: Migrant, Refugee, Other
  • Chapter 6: Harry Potter: The British