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Off to the Pictures: Cinemagoing, Women's Writing and Movie Culture in Interwar Britain

Lisa Stead


Off to the Pictures: Cinemagoing, Women’s Writing and Movie Culture in Interwar Britain offers a rich new exploration of interwar women’s fictions and their complex intersections with cinema. Interrogating a range of writings, from newspapers and magazines to middlebrow and modernist fictions, the book takes the reader through the diverse print and storytelling media that women constructed around interwar film-going, arguing that literary forms came to constitute an intermedial gendered cinema culture at this time. Using detailed case studies, this innovative book draws upon new archival resea ... More

Keywords: cinemagoing, women’s writing, feminism, selfhood, fiction, film History, intermediality, adaptation, gender, archives

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780748694884
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694884.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lisa Stead, author
University of East Anglia