Popular culture and working-class taste in Britain, 1930–39

A round of cheap diversions?
Author(s): 
James, Robert
ISBN: 
9780719095528
Date published: 
March 2014
Paperback
Price: 
£17.99

This is a landmark study which examines the film and reading tastes of working-class consumers in 1930s Britain. Drawing on a wealth of original research, Robert James argues that working-class consumers used popular film and fiction to answer a range of cultural and social needs in this tumultuous decade.