• Manchester University Press
  • I. B. Tauris
  • Palgrave Macmillan
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Jeffrey Richards

JEFFREY RICHARDS is Professor of Cultural History at Lancaster University, UK, and has published widely on different aspects of Victorian culture. His most recent publications include Imperialism and Music, Sir Henry Irving: A Victorian Actor and his World and Hollywood's Ancient Worlds.

Works

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John Ruskin and the Victorian Theatre

Palgrave Macmillan
This the first sustained study of the interest of John Ruskin in the theatre of his time. It examines Ruskin's active engagement with and influence on the...
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The Age of the Dream Palace
Cinema and Society in 1930s Britain

I.B. Tauris
The period between the two world wars is often named "the golden age of the cinema" in Britain. This definitive and entertaining book on the cinema and...
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Ruskin, the Theatre and Victorian Visual Culture

Palgrave Macmillan
This collection of essays sets out to challenge the dominant narrative about Victorian theatre by placing the practices and products of the Victorian theatre...
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Britain Can Take It
The British Cinema in the Second World War, Second Edition

I.B. Tauris
At the outbreak of the Second World War all cinemas in Britain were closed. Ten days later they were opened again as a valuable way of boosting morale and a...
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A Night to Remember: the Definitive Titanic Film
A British Film Guide

I.B. Tauris
Of the five epic films interpreting the sinking of the Titanic, the docu-drama A Night to Remember (1958) is the definitive version. Jeffrey Richards’...
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Imperialism And Music
Britain 1876-1953

Manchester University Press
This is the first book to consider the relationship between British imperialism and music. With its unique ability to stimulate the emotions and to create...
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The Unknown 1930s
An Alternative History of the British Cinema, 1929- 1939

I.B. Tauris
A group of film historians chart a map of 1930s British cinema. They reassess the films, stars, genres, and directors omitted from accounts of the decade, and...
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Diana, The Making of a Media Saint

I.B. Tauris
Cultural critics across disciplines present here a thoughtful, illuminating discussion of the myth of Diana--her career, appeal and iconicity. Chapters...
Jeffrey Richards

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