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Subject: cinema

A Thematic Analysis of Representations of Romantic and Sexual Relationships in Contemporary British and Hollywood Cinema, Focussing on the Probable Impact on Young Women

  • Author:
  • Maisie Maud Doherty
  • Subjects:
  • British cinema
  • cinema
  • film
  • gender
  • gender representation
  • relationship
  • romance
  • sexual relationships
  • sexuality
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • MA Gender Studies

British films that will lift your spirits: Exploring nostalgia, community and identification in films at times of socio/political uncertainty

  • Author:
  • Karenza Bell
  • Subjects:
  • British cinema
  • British society
  • cinema
  • communities
  • equality
  • European Union
  • film
  • gay rights
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • gender representation
  • identity
  • LGBTQ+
  • masculinity
  • national identity
  • nostalgia
  • politics
  • referendums
  • values
  • women
  • Working Classes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

Where’s Austen? The Use and Misuse of Jane Austen’s Irony in Literary Film Adaptation

  • Author:
  • Florence Moorhead
  • Subjects:
  • cinema
  • film
  • film adaptation
  • filmmaker
  • irony
  • Jane Austen
  • literary film
  • literature
  • Love and Friendship
  • Mansfield Park
  • novel
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • romance
  • textual analysis
  • tone
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

American Mythology, Heroism and Jesse James: The Representational Evolution of the ‘Wild West Hero’ in Cinema

  • Author:
  • Daniel Gilbrook
  • Subjects:
  • America
  • cinema
  • commercialism
  • culture
  • film
  • heroism
  • history
  • Jesse James
  • mythology
  • popular culture
  • silent film
  • Twentieth Century
  • Western
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

An Analysis of American Exceptionalism within Iron Man (Favreau, 2008) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

  • Author:
  • Jacob O’Dell
  • Subjects:
  • America
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • cinema
  • exceptionalism
  • heroism
  • Iron Man
  • Marvel
  • mass media
  • media
  • mythology
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Media Production