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Espionage In British Fiction And Film Since 1900

Author : Oliver S. Buckton
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This book explores the role of the spy novel and film in twentieth and twenty-first century British culture, discussing their origins, literary and political significance, and central authors of the genre. It examines the intimate connections between the fictional treatment of espionage and the historical developments of intelligence operations.

Espionage In British Fiction And Film Since 1900

Author : Oliver Buckton
ISBN : 9781498504843
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Espionage in British Fiction and Film Since 1900: The Changing Enemy explores the key role of the spy novel and film in twentieth and twenty-first century British culture, discussing their origins, literary and political significance, and central authors of the genre. This book examines the intimate connections between the fictional treatment of espionage and the historical developments of intelligence operations, an invaluable resource at linking the portrayal of espionage in both fiction and film to the changing geopolitical realities of the modern era.

Historical Dictionary Of British Spy Fiction

Author : Alan Burton
ISBN : 9781442255876
Genre : Performing Arts
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The Historical Dictionary of British Spy Fiction contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 200 cross-referenced entries on individual authors, stories, films, filmmakers, television shows and the various sub-genres of the British spy story.

Die Maske Des Dimitrios

Author : Eric Ambler
ISBN : 9783455813906
Genre : Fiction
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Istanbul in den 1930ern: Auf seiner Reise sucht der englische Kriminalschriftsteller Charles Latimer nach Inspiration. Als er von der Polizei erfährt, dass gerade eine Leiche aus dem Bosporus gefischt wurde ? entstellt bis zur Unkenntlichkeit ?, wittert er den Stoff für sein nächstes Buch. Doch wie nah darf er dem Verbrechen kommen? Bei dem Toten handelt es sich um niemand geringeren als Dimitrios, den berüchtigten und seit langem gesuchten Betrüger und Mörder. Latimer ist fasziniert und macht sich daran, Dimitios‘ Spuren zu folgen. Es beginnt eine Jagd durch ganz Europa, bei der er sich mit jedem Hinweis, dem er nachgeht, tiefer in Gefahr begibt. Als Latimer schließlich erkennt, mit welchen Mächten er sich angelegt hat, steht sein eigenes Leben bereits auf dem Spiel.

America History And Life

Author : Eric H. Boehm
ISBN : UOM:39015065432927
Genre : United States
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Provides historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes information abstracted from over 2,000 journals published worldwide.

Strangers On A Bridge

Author : James B. Donovan
ISBN : 9783641188054
Genre : Fiction
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Die Hintergrundgeschichte zum großen Kinofilm „Bridge of Spies – Der Unterhändler“ Ostberlin 1962. An der Glienicker Brücke findet der Austausch zweier Topagenten statt. Verhandelt hat diese politische Sensation der New Yorker Anwalt James B. Donovan. In einem spektakulären Prozess bewahrte der Pflichtverteidiger den 1957 in den USA verhafteten sowjetischen Meisterspion Rudolf Abel vor dem Elektrischen Stuhl, da man ihn, so das Plädoyer, noch lebend brauche. Als ein U-2-Pilot über Russland abgeschossen wird, ist es so weit ...

Mystery Movie Series Of 1940s Hollywood

Author : Ron Backer
ISBN : 9780786457007
Genre : Performing Arts
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Many of the 20th century’s most celebrated fictional sleuths appeared in Hollywood movie mystery series of the forties. This volume focuses on 19 series (146 films): The Saint, The Lone Wolf, Sherlock Holmes, The Shadow, Nick Carter, Michael Shayne, Ellery Queen, Boston Blackie, The Falcon, Mr. District Attorney, Wally Benton, Crime Doctor, The Whistler, Inner Sanctum, Dick Tracy, Philip Marlowe, Jack Packard and Doc Long, Steve Wilson and Lorelei Kilbourne and John J. Malone. For each series, there is an overview of the source material, the individual films, and the performers who acted in them. An overall review of each film is included, with a critique of the film’s quality and the cohesiveness of its plot. For movies based on written works, a comparison between the film and its literary original is offered.

The World Book Year Book 1987

Author : World Book, Inc. Staff
ISBN : UOM:39015040112230
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The World Book Year Book

Author : World Book, Inc. Staff
ISBN : 0716604876
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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From The Wright Brothers To Top Gun

Author : Michael Paris
ISBN : 0719040744
Genre : Flight in motion pictures.
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The cinema and aviation developed alongside each other, and were both products of the technology and imagination of the early 20th century. This book examines the ways in which aeroplanes and flying have been portrayed in the many different genres within popular cinema, from Hollywood epics to comedy spoofs to modern tragedies. It covers over 500 American and British films, including, The Dambusters, The High and the Mighty, Airplane, Top Gun and The Shadowmakers.

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