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The Great War in Popular British Cinema of the 1920s

Before Journey’s End

  • Lawrence Napper

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 202-234

About this book

Introduction

This book discusses British cinema's representation of the Great War during the 1920s. It argues that popular cinematic representations of the war offered surviving audiences a language through which to interpret their recent experience, and traces the ways in which those interpretations changed during the decade.

Keywords

Cinema War Great War Film British Film Remembrance Veterans Ex-servicemen Battle Reconstruction Documentary Melodrama 1920s Interwar First World War Disablilty Bigamy Impotence argue bibliography cinema construction experience film interpret knowledge language peace reconstruction trade

Authors and affiliations

  • Lawrence Napper
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  1. 1.King’s College LondonUK

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