Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2017

192 Pages | 20 black and white

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474405645

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Female Stars of British Cinema

The Women in Question

Melanie Williams

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • A major new study of stardom in British cinema and the first to focus on female stars
  • Offers a contextualising introduction on British female film stardom followed by insightful and original case studies of key stars from the 1940s to the present day
  • Analysis of on and off-screen star personae, drawing extensively on promotional and publicity material, critical reception, production documentation and audience and fan responses
  • Stars discussed include Jean Kent, Diana Dors, Rita Tushingham, Glenda Jackson, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Lloyd, and Judi Dench

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