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Forrest, David

Social Class and Television Drama in Contemporary Britain

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
David Forrest, Beth Johnson

Part I. Authorship and Class

2.
This Is England: Authorship, Emotion and Class Telly
Beth Johnson

3.
Jimmy McGovern’s The Street and the Politics of Everyday Life
David Forrest

4. High-flyers, Hooligans and Helpmates: Images of Social Class in the Television Dramas of Stephen Poliakoff
Stephen Harper

Part II. Institutions and Structures of Class

5. Through Class Darkly: Class in the British TV Noir
Paul Elliott

6. Military Class: Hearts and Minds on the Domestic Screen
Felicity Colman, David James

7. ‘Honest Endeavour Together!’: Social Mobility, Entrepreneurialism and Class in Mr Selfridge

Gill Jamieson

8. Social Class and Television Audiences in the 1990s
James Dalby

9. Searching for Hugh Gaitskell in a Neoliberal Landscape – Masculinities and Class Mobility in Goodnight Sweetheart

Holly-Gale Millette

Part III. Place and Class

10. From Newcastle to Nashville: the Northern Soul of Jimmy Nail
James Leggott

11. ‘A Woman Like That Is Not A Woman, Quite. I Have Been Her Kind’: Maxine Peake and the Gothic Excess of Northern Femininity
Het Phillips

12. Class, Place and History in the Imaginative Landscapes of Peaky Blinders

Paul Long

13.
Happy Valley: Compassion, Evil and Exploitation in an Ordinary ‘Trouble Town’
Helen Piper

Part IV. Taste and Class

14. Twenty-First Century British Sitcom and ‘the Hidden Injuries of Class’
Phil Wickham

15. Animating Class in Contemporary British Television
Chris Pallant, James Newton

16. Public Property: Celebrity and the Politics of New Labour in Footballers’ Wives
Antony Mullen

17.
Grandma’s House and the Charms of the Petit Bourgeoisie
Sue Vice

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Film and Television Studies, British Culture, Cultural Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137555069
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-55505-2

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