Looking North

Northern England and the national imagination

By David Russell

Looking North
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  • ISBN: 9780719051784
  • Publish Date: Jul 2004
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
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    Book Information

    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN: 978-0-7190-5178-4
    • Pages: 320
    • Price: £16.99
    • Published Date: July 2004
    • Series: Studies in Popular Culture


    Investigating areas as diverse as travel literature, fiction, dialect, the stage, radio, and television, feature film, music and sport, this fascinating book assesses the attitudes and portrayal of the North of England within the national culture and how this has impacted upon attitudes to the region and its place within notions of 'Englishness'.


    1. Defining the North
    2. Discovering the North
    3. Writing the North
    4. Speaking the North
    5. Staging the North
    6. Screening the North
    7. Singing the North
    8. Playing the North
    9. The North in the National Imagination


    Dave Russell is Professor of Cultural History at the University of Central Lancashire

    Looking North

    By David Russell

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