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Reel Schools: Schooling and the Nation in Australian Cinema

Josephine May
Format
Book
Published
Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang, [2013]
Language
English
ISBN
9783034306324 (pbk.), 3034306326 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Introduction: the cinematic vernacular of Australian schooling
  • The silent era: "a school of sentiment"
  • High tide of nationalist portrayal 1930s-1960s
  • Nation and the girls' boarding school in the 1970s
  • Nation and the boys' school in the 1970s
  • State high school blues in the early 1980s
  • The school film in the late 1980s
  • Multicultural nation at school in the 1980s-1990s
  • Private school fantasies in the 2000s
  • Conclusion.
Description
x, 285 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-269) and index.
  • Includes filmography (pages 269-271).
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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