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  1. Week 6. The Japanese Samurai 9 items
    1. Seminar Reading 1 item
      1. Samurai films - Roland Thorne 2008

        Book  SEE THE PDF BELOW

    2. Further Reading 3 items
      1. Kitano Takeshi - Aaron Andrew Gerow 2007

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

      2. Rising Sun, Divided Land: Japanese and South Korean Filmmakers - Kate E. Taylor-Jones

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

    3. Background Reading 5 items
      1. The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano Directors Cuts Paperback - Sean Redmond 2012

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

      2. The samurai film - Alain Silver 2005

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

      3. The samurai film - Alain Silver 2005

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

  2. Background Reading 6 items
    1. History on film/film on history - Robert A. Rosenstone 2018

      Book 

    2. Historical film: a critical introduction - Jonathan Stubbs 2013

      Book 

  3. Background Reading on Film Analysis 3 items
    1. Film Art: An Introduction - David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson 2010

      Book 

    2. Understanding Movies - Louis D. Giannetti 2005

      Book 

    3. The Film Experience - Patricia White, Timothy Corrigan 2004 (Paperback)

      Book 

  4. Week 1. The Contemporary Historical Film (United 93) 9 items
    1. Seminar Reading 3 items
      Read this before the seminar.
      1. 'A Credible Witness' ['Close-up' column from Film Quarterly magazine] - Greg Marcks 2006

        Article  Read this one page analysis of United 93

      2. Firestorm: American Film in the Age of Terrorism - Stephen Prince 2009

        Book  Read pages 106 to 114. SEE THE PDF FILE BELOW.

    2. Further Reading 4 items
      Further reading is not required for seminars but is recommended as wider reading on this topic.
      1. 'United 93' [review in Cineaste magazine] - Thomas Doherty 2006 (Autumn)

        Article  SEE THE PDF BELOW

      2. Reel history: the world according to the movies - Alex Von Tunzelmann 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      3. Parallel lines: Post-9/11 American Cinema [chapter 4: "Return to Ground Zero" - Guy Westwell 2014

        Book  SEE THE PDF BELOW

    3. Background Reading 2 items
      This reading list is not required reading but is for students who would like to read further analysis of the films.
      1. The Hollywood historical film [chapter 6 on United 93] - Robert Burgoyne 2008

        Book Optional AVAILABLE IN HARD COPY ONLY

  5. Week 5. 'History From Below': Suffragette 11 items
    1. Seminar Reading 1 item
    2. Further Reading 6 items
      1. 'Militant Tendencies' [an interview with Carey Mulligan in Sight and Sound] - Isabel Stevens 2015 (November)

        Article  SEE THE PDF BELOW

    3. Background Reading 4 items
      1. The suffragette movement: an intimate account of persons and ideals - Sylvia Pankhurst 1977

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

      2. The Pursuit of History - John Tosh 2013

        Book  Pages 70 to 72 define "history from below" as part of a wider discussion of social history.

  6. Week 2. The Monarchy: The Virgin Queen (Elizabeth) 12 items
    1. Seminar Reading 2 items
      Read this before the seminar
      1. Elizabeth I in Film and Television - Bethany Latham 2011

        Book  Pages 148 to 165 on Kapur's Elizabeth

    2. Further Reading 5 items
      Further reading is not required for seminars but is recommended as wider reading on this topic.
      1. The Tudors on film and television - Sue Parrill, William Baxter Robison 2013

        Book  Pages 46 to 48 are on Kapur's "Elizabeth"

    3. Background Reading 5 items
      1. 'A Queen For All Seasons: Elizabeth I on Film', in S. Doran and T.S. Freeman (eds), The Myth of Elizabeth - T. Betteridge 2003

        Chapter  Chapter 10 (pages 242 to 259) is on Kapur's "Elizabeth" AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

      2. Tudors and Stuarts on Film: Historical Perspectives [pages 242-259] - Susan Doran, Thomas Freeman 2009

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

      3. Royal Portraits in Hollywood: Filming the Lives of Queens - Elizabeth Ford, Deborah C. Mitchell, Project Muse 2009

        Book  Chapter 7 (pages 226 to 294)

  7. Week 3. The Monarchy: Reimagining Victoria (The Young Victoria) 10 items
    1. Seminar Reading 2 items
      1. Visualising Victoria: Gender, Genre and History in The Young Victoria [article in the Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies] - Julia Kinzler 2011

        Article  The article is in issue 4, number 2 (2011), pp. 49-65. Or see also the PDF below.

    2. Further Reading 4 items
      1. The Young Victoria [review in Victorian Literature and Culture] - Gail Turley Houston 2011

        Webpage  Scroll past the first review on this web page. The review of The Young Victoria is the second item in this section.

      2. Reel history: the world according to the movies - Alex Von Tunzelmann 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      3. Queen Victoria and the Palace Martyr - Kate Williams 2009

        Chapter  See the PDF below

    3. Background Reading 4 items
      1. Royal Portraits in Hollywood: Filming the Lives of Queens - Elizabeth Ford, Deborah C. Mitchell, Project Muse 2009

        Book  Chapter 5 (pages 157 to 191)

      2. Queen Victoria: First Media Monarch - John Plunkett 2003

        Book 

      3. Victoria: A Life - A. N. Wilson 2014

        Book 

  8. Week 4. The Monarchy: The Abdication Crisis (The King's Speech) 13 items
    1. Seminar Reading 2 items
    2. Further Reading 6 items
      1. Reel history: the world according to the movies - Alex Von Tunzelmann 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book 

    3. Background Reading 5 items
      1. George VI: The Dutiful King - Sarah Bradford 1991

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

      2. The King's speech: how one man saved the British monarchy - Mark Logue, Peter Conradi ©2010

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

  9. Week 6. The Japanese Samurai Film (Zatôichi) 0 items
  10. Week 8. Slavery and the 'Myth of the Plantation' (12 Years A Slave) 14 items
    1. Seminar Reading 2 items
    2. Further Reading 6 items
    3. Background Reading 6 items
      1. Movies in the Age of Obama: The Era of Post-racial and Neo-racist Cinema 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book  Part IV has 4 separate chapters on "12 Years A Slave"

      2. The Reel Civil War: Mythmaking in American Film - Bruce Chadwick 2001

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

      3. Making movies Black: the Hollywood message movie from World War II to the civil rights era - Thomas Cripps 1993

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

      4. Histories on Screen : The Past and Present in Anglo-American Cinema and Television - Michael Dolski, Sam Edwards, Faye Sayer 2018

        Webpage  See Chapter 7 on Slavery

  11. Week 9. Hollywood and the Civil Rights Movement (The Help) 9 items
    1. Seminar Reading 1 item
    2. Further Reading 6 items
    3. Background Reading 2 items
      1. Making movies Black: the Hollywood message movie from World War II to the civil rights era - Thomas Cripps 1993

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

      2. Medgar Evers: Mississippi martyr - Michael Vinson Williams, EBSCOhost 2011

        Book 

  12. Week 10. The Kennedys and 'Camelot' (Jackie) 13 items
    1. Seminar Reading 2 items
      1. Review of Jackie in Cineaste - Cynthia Lucia 2017 (Summer)

        Article  See the PDF below

    2. Further Reading/Viewing 5 items
      1. 'Review of "Jackie"' in Sight & Sound magazine - Violet Lucca February 2017

        Article  SEE THE PDF BELOW

      2. Jacqueline Kennedy: First Lady of the New Frontier - Barbara A. Perry 2004

        Book  SEE THE PDF BELOW

    3. Background Reading 6 items
      1. The afterlife of John Fitzgerald Kennedy: a biography - Michael J. Hogan 2017

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

      2. Jacqueline Kennedy: historic conversations on life with John F. Kennedy, interviews with Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., 1964 - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Michael R. Beschloss, Caroline Kennedy ©2011

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

      3. Kennedy: A Cultural History of an American Icon - Mark White 2013

        Webpage  See, especially, Chapter 4 on 'Camelot'

  13. Week 11. Thatcherism and Gay Rights (Pride) 10 items
    1. Seminar Reading 2 items
    2. Further Reading 5 items
      1. Pride [review in Film Comment] - Jonathan Romney 2014 (18 September)

        Webpage 

      2. Pride: The Inspiring True Story Behind the Hit Film - Tim Tate 2017

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

    3. Background Reading 3 items
      1. A Gay History of Britain: Love and Sex Between Men Since the Middle Ages - Matt Cook 2007

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

      2. British queer cinema 2006

        Book  AVAILABLE ONLY IN HARD COPY

  14. Terms for Film Analysis

    Document  SEE THE PDF BELOW

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