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336 pages
9 x 6 inches
Exeter Studies in Film History
University of Exeter Press
Hardback (February 2011)
ISBN-13 9780859898539
ISBN-10 0859898539
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Paperback (February 2011)
ISBN-13 9780859898546
ISBN-10 0859898547
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Literary Studies
Theater, Film and Dance
Reading the Cinematograph
The Cinema in British Short Fiction, 1896-1912
edited by Andrew Shail
The birth of cinema coincided with the heyday of the short story. This book studies the relationship between popular magazine short stories and the very early British films. It pairs eight intriguing short show more
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Andrew Shail is Lecturer in Film at Newcastle University. 
   table of contents

Reading the Cinematograph: Introduction, Andrew Shail

Story 1: Our Detective Story (24 January 1897) by Dagonet [George R. Sims]

Chapter 1: George R. Sims and the Film as Evidence, Stephen Bottomore

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"As entertaining as it is edifying, Reading the Cinematograph showcases the transformative presence - and role - of cinema in British short fiction at the turn of the twentieth century. Andrew Shail has show more
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