Historical Dictionary of British Spy Fiction

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Rowman & Littlefield, 4 kwi 2016 - 532
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The Historical Dictionary of British Spy Fiction is a detailed overview of the rich history and achievements of the British espionage story in literature, cinema and television. It provides detailed yet accessible information on numerous individual authors, novels, films, filmmakers, television dramas and significant themes within the broader field of the British spy story. It contains a wealth of facts, insights and perspectives, and represents the best single source for the study and appreciation of British spy fiction. British spy fiction is widely regarded as the most significant and accomplished in the world and this book is the first attempt to bring together an informed survey of the achievements in the British spy story in literature, cinema and television.

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. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about British spy fiction.
 

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Introduction
1
THE DICTIONARY
27
Appendix 1
445
Appendix 2
451
Appendix 3
453
Bibliography
457
About the Author
499
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Alan Burton is an experienced teacher of film and cultural history. He has taught in universities in Great Britain and Austria, and published widely on British cinema and television. He is the co-author of Historical Dictionary of British Cinema.

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