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A Hint of the Lavender - The Gay Gangster in British Crime Cinema

Elliott, Paul (2018) A Hint of the Lavender - The Gay Gangster in British Crime Cinema. In: A Companion to the Gangster Film. Wiley Blackwell, Hoboken, NJ, pp. 319-333. ISBN 9781119041665

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This chapter traces the image of the gay gangster in British cinema. It draws upon film history and Queer theory to attempt to understand the fascination of this marginal character.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: British gangland film, Empire State, Hollywood gangster movie, Second World War, social concerns
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions: College of Arts, Humanities and Education > School of Arts
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Depositing User: Paul Elliott
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2016 10:44
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2020 14:55

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