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Title The British monarchy on screen / edited by Mandy Merck.

Publication Info. Manchester : Manchester University Press, [2016]


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Description 1 online resource (xv, 415 pages).
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file PDF rda
Series Knowledge Unlatched
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Mandy Merck -- Part I: Victorian inventions -- 1. 'A Very Wonderful Process': Queen Victoria, photography and film at the fin de siècle / Ian Christie -- 2. Sixty Years a Queen (1913): a lost epic of the reign of Victoria / Jude Cowan Montague -- 3. The heart of a heartless political world: screening Victoria / Steven Fielding -- 4. Walbrook's royal waltzes / James Downs -- Part II: The Elizabethan diva -- 5. Her Majesty moves: Sarah Bernhardt, Queen Elizabeth, and the development of motion pictures / Victoria Duckett -- 6. Elizabeth I: the cinematic afterlife of an early modern political diva / Elisabeth Bronfen and Barbara Straumann -- 7. Queens and queenliness: Quentin Crisp as Orlando's Elizabeth I / Glyn Davis -- Part III: Images of empire -- 8. Renewing imperial ties: The Queen in Australia / Jane Landman -- 9. The King's Speech: an allegory of imperial rapport / Deirdre Gilfedder -- Part IV: Popular participation in royal representation -- 10. The Queen has two bodies: Amateur film, civic culture and the rehearsal of monarchy / Karen Lury -- 11. The regal catwalk: Royal weddings and the media promotion of British fashion / Jo Stephenson -- 12. The Queen on the big screen(s) -- outdoor screens and public congregations / Ruth Adams -- Part V: Television's contested histories -- 13. Television's royal family: continuity and change / Erin Bell and Ann Gray -- 14. The Tudors and the post-national, post-historical Henry VIII / Basil Glynn -- Part VI: Monarchy in contemporary Anglophone cinema -- 15. From political power to the power of the image: Contemporary 'British' cinema and the nation's monarchs / Andrew Higson -- 16. Melodrama, celebrity, The Queen / Mandy Merck -- 17. When words fail: The King's Speech as melodrama / Nicola Rehling -- Index.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on 11/24/2020).
Summary A rich collection that looks at how the British monarchy has been seen on film and television. It is the first comprehensive look at royalty on screen.
Language English.
Subject Queens in motion pictures.
Kings and rulers in motion pictures.
Royal houses -- Great Britain -- History.
Film theory and criticism.
Film, TV and radio.
Films, cinema.
The arts.
ART -- General.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- History & Criticism.
Kings and rulers in motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst00987734
Queens in motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst01904400
Royal houses. (OCoLC)fst01100834
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Indexed Term film theory & criticism.
media and communications.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Merck, Mandy, editor.
Other Form: Print version: The British monarchy on screen / edited by Mandy Merck. Manchester : Manchester University Press, [2016] 9780719099564
ISBN 9781526113047 (pdf)
9780719099564 (hc)
Standard No. 9780719099564
GBVCP 1030560668
GBVCP 101494449X
AU@ 000061180886

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