Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 January 2003

294 Pages | numerous halftones and 1 table


ISBN: 9780199259021

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English Heritage, English Cinema

Costume Drama Since 1980

Andrew Higson

  • The first book-length study of recent British costume dramas
  • Discusses films such as Chariots of Fire, A Room with a View, Howards End, Sense and Sensibility, Elizabeth, and Shakespeare in Love
  • Deals equally with cultural analysis, critical reception, economics, and marketing
  • Includes a chapter on US commercial interests in heritage films