Shocking Cinema of the 70s

Mendik, Xavier and Petley, Julian, eds. (2021) Shocking Cinema of the 70s. Bloomsbury Academic, London. ISBN 9781350136311

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Abstract

Shocking Cinema of the 70s focuses on 1970s films from a variety of countries, genres and traditions, which, by tackling various 'difficult' subjects, have proved to be controversial in one way or another. The book does not simply cast a critical light on a series of controversial films which have been variously maligned, misinterpreted or just plain ignored, but also assesses how their production values, narrative features and critical receptions can be linked to the wider historical and social forces that were dominant during this decade.

Item Type: Book
Dates:
DateEvent
18 November 2021Published
Subjects: CAH24 - media, journalism and communications > CAH24-01 - media, journalism and communications > CAH24-01-05 - media studies
CAH25 - design, and creative and performing arts > CAH25-01 - creative arts and design > CAH25-01-04 - cinematics and photography
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Design and Media > Birmingham Institute of Creative Arts > School of Games, Film and Animation
Depositing User: Xavier Mendik
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2022 16:38
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2022 16:38
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/12781

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