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Author Whittington, Ian, author

Title Writing the radio war : literature, politics and the BBC, 1939-1945 / Ian Whittington
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press Ltd, 2018
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Description 1 online resource
Series Edinburgh critical studies in war and culture
Edinburgh critical studies in war and culture.
Contents Intro; Writing the Radio War; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Series Editors' Preface; Introduction: Projecting Britain; 1 Out of the People: J. B. Priestley's Broadbrow Radicalism; 2 James Hanley and the Shape of the Wartime Feature Department; 3 To Build the Falling Castle: Louis MacNeice and the Drama of Form; 4 Versions of Neutrality: Denis Johnston's War Reports; 5 Calling the West Indies: Una Marson's Wireless Black Atlantic; Coda: Coronation; Bibliography; Index
Summary This volume merges the fields of sound studies, radio studies, and Second World War literary studies through considerations of both major and marginalized figures of wartime broadcasting
Notes Previously issued in print: 2018
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 27, 2018)
Subject British Broadcasting Corporation -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain -- Radio broadcasting and the war.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1474413609 (electronic book)
147444489X (electronic book)
9781474413602 (electronic book)
9781474444897 (electronic book)