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British social realism in the arts since 1940 / edited by David Tucker.

Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Physical Description:
xii, 222 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Reference Library
NX180.S57 B75 2011 (LC)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Social realism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Social realism in the arts -- Great Britain.
Tucker, David, 1978-

  • Introduction : "an anthropology of ourselves" vs. "the incomprehensibility of the real" : making the case for British social realism / David Tucker
  • Tragedy, ethics and history in contemporary British social realist film / Paul Dave
  • Staging the contemporary : politics and practice in post-war social realist theatre / Stephen Lacey
  • Bad teeth : British social realism in fiction / Rod Mengham
  • "This is not a metaphor" : the possibility of social realism in British poetry / Keston Sutherland
  • Re-presenting reality, recovering the social: the poetics and politics of social realism and visual art / Gillian Whiteley
  • Small screens and big voices : televisual social realism and the popular / Dave Rolinson.