Ripping England! : postwar British satire from Ealing to the Goons / Roger Rawlings
- Rawlings, Roger, 1963-
- Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, 
- Physical Description:
- x, 275 pages ; 24 cm.
- Introduction -- A nation turns inward : the setting of economic and artistic postwar Britain -- "Fog in channel, continent cut off": postwar British filmmakers look inward -- The great bloodless revolution: the Ealing satires (to 1949) -- The Ealing satires' annus mirabilus -- Ealing at a turning point (1949 and after) -- The special relationship: American satires of the 1940s -- Postwar Britain faces its subconscious: Spike Milligan and the goons -- The post-1950s satire boom: satire explodes into late 20th century -- British popular culture -- Epilogue: satire in postwar British and American popular culture.
- 9781438467337 hardcover alkaline paper
1438467338 hardcover alkaline paper
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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