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The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Culture
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9780521864978 - The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Culture - Edited by Michael Higgins, Clarissa Smith and John Storey
Index

Index

28 Days Later (2002) 104–5

Abrahams, Harold 227–9

accents 26–33

accommodation 30–1

achievement orientation.

See individual improvement culture

Ackroyd, Peter 83

advertising 66

alternative artistic spaces 196–9

amateur drama 157–9

amateur sex cultures 257

amateur sport 235

Amis, Martin 119–20, 128–9

Anderson, Benedict 15–16

Anglican Church.

See Church of England

Anglo-American equality movements 298–9

Anglomania exhibition 212–13

Angrezi (language) 122–3

animal–human mythical hybrids 143

anti-gay dispositions.

See homosexuality

anti-Semitism 227–8

appearance in sexual culture 247–9

Archer, Louise 58

Armitage, Simon 140, 144

art 189–207

Ashdown, Paddy 253

asylum 97, 106–9

athletics 235

Aurora, Sonya 271

Australian cricket 232, 234

authenticity in sex culture 257

avant-garde

art 190

poetry 150–1

Baldwin, Stanley 283

banal nationalism 22–3

Barker, Pat 129

Barnes, Stella 161–2

Bassey, Shirley 275, 276

BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) 181–2, 236

journalism/politics 286

religion 303

The Beatles 265–6, 267–8

Behzti (Dishonour) (2004) 166, 167–8

betting 233–4

Big Brother 182, 183

Billy Elliott: The Musical (2006) 88–9

Birmingham Repertory Theatre 162–8

Björk 273–4

Black Britishness

fashion 214

poetry 140–1

Blair, Tony 14, 22, 51, 75, 244, 252, 284, 290, 307

blogs 68–9

Board of Deputies models 309–10

Bourdieu, Pierre 292

Bradbury, Malcolm 120

Brailsford, Dennis 231

Brilliant! (1995) 202–3

Brith Gof 156

British Telecom (BT) 14

Britpop.

See music

broadcasting.

See radio, television

Brookner, Anita 120

Broom, Sarah 150

Brown, George 250

BT (British Telecom) 14

The Buddha of Suburbia (1990) 121

Buford, Bill 123–4

Bullet Boy (2004) 111–12

Burberry 208, 212–13

Butler, Judith 19–20

call-centre phenomenon 32–3

Cameron, David 62, 285

Camillagate scandal 254

Campbell, Patrick 247

capitalisation 38–9

Carlyle, Thomas 283

Cayley, John 147

Celebrity Big Brother.

See Big Brother

celebrity politics 74–5

censorship 166–7, 180–1

Chalayan, Hussein 217, 219–20

changes in political communication 69–71

Channel 4 181–7

Charles, Prince of Wales 254–5

Church of England 296–7, 306–7

cinema 96–114

citizen consumerism 182–5

citizen journalists 177

civic journalism 72–3

civil partnerships 249, 252–3

Cockcroft, Eva 190

Collings, Matthew 199

Collymore, Stan 256

comedy 106–7, 109–11, 286

commodification of public spheres 71–2

commodification of sport.

See money in sport

Communications Act 172–3

community theatre 159

conflict in theatre 162–8

conservatism 47–50

Conservative Government 75, 254

See also politics

consumerism 182–5

Coubertin, Pierre de 238

countryside articulation 14–15

Covach, John 262–3

creativity

art 191

education 56–9

cricket 232, 233, 234, 235

Croupier (1998) 111

cultural articulation 18–19

cultural landscapes 53–4

culture shock 17

cyber sex 246–7

cyborg–human hybrids 144–5

cynical journalism 72–3

D’Aguiar, Fred 143

Daily Express 282, 284

Daily Mail 281, 282, 284, 286, 291, 292

Daily Mirror 281, 282, 283, 286, 290–1

Daily Record 281, 283

Daily Telegraph 282, 286, 289

Daltrey, Roger 274–6

digital media

poetry 146–7

television 173–5, 181

theatre 154–6

discourse

national identity 18, 20

regional culture 81

discursive articulation 18–19

diversity

fashion 213–17

theatre 162–8

Doctor Criminale (1992) 120

dog racing.

See greyhound racing

dogging 256–8

Dowson, Jane 145–6

Drake, Nick 142, 144

drama in theatre 154–68

Duffy, Carol Ann 144, 151

dumbing-down debate 74–5

Duncan, Andrew 142–3

Dunn, Douglas 139

East Is East (1999) 106–7

Eavis, Michael 272–6

Edinburgh Festivals 159–60

education 4–5, 42–61, 251

election campaigns.

See general elections

elections 63–5, 281, 283–5, 289–92

Eliot, T. S. 47

empathy in literature 127–32

England 44

See also London

Entwistle, Alice 145–6

Essex man 289–92

Estuary English 29–31

ethics 147–9

ethnicity

cinema 97, 106–9

national identity 23–4

religious equality 296–312

European education frameworks 43–4

Evaristo, Bernadine 149

event television 174–5

exhibitionism.

See dogging

exotic literature 124–7

experience in literature 127–32

experiential marketing 68

experimentation in poetry 150–1

FA.

See Football Association

false memory syndrome 129–30

fascism.

See racism

fashion 8, 208–24

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) 230–1

fiction 6, 16–23, 115–36

Fielding, Henry 283

FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) 230–1

film 6

See also cinema

Financial Times 285, 292

First Amendment to the Constitution 306

flash-mobbing 155–6

folk culture 15

folkloric theatrical practices 160

football 233–4, 235–7

Football Association (FA) 230–1, 233

Ford, Ford Madox 82

foreign television ownership.

See global television markets

foreign-based fashion 217–20

foreign-based sexual culture 255–6

Foucault, Michel 20, 246–7

Fourth Estate journalism 282–3

Fowles, John 125

fragmentation in poetry 142–7

France 307

Francis, Rory 193

Frankel, Susannah 217

Freedom of Information Act 65–6

Freeze (1988) 196–9

Fringe, the 159–60

Galliano, John 217, 218–19

Galloway, George 62–3

Gambler (Saatchi) 199

gambling 233–4

GCSE education 52

Geldof, Bob 74

gender

journalism 289–92

poetry 142–7

sport 237–40

general elections 281, 283–5, 289–92

Ghost (Whiteread) 197

Giesekam, Greg 157–8

Gilroy, Paul 24, 271

Glastonbury Festival 272–6

global television markets 177–80

government.

See politics

grammar 37–9

Gramsci, Antonio 17

Gray, Alistair 120

Greenlaw, Lavinia 146

Gregson, Ian 150–1

greyhound racing 233–4

The Guardian 282, 288, 289–92

Harrison, Tony 139

Harvey, Marcus 203–4

Haslam, Dave 85–6

Hauser, Kitty 204

Hebdige, Dick 214

hegemony 17–18

heritage.

cinema 97, 98–105

fashion 210–13

poetry 139

See also national identity

high street fashion 211

Hill, Geoffrey 90–1, 147–8

Hill, Jeffrey 234–5

Hill, Selima 143, 144

Hindu religion 297, 300–1

Hirst, Damien 189, 190, 196–7, 198, 199, 200, 203–5

historical reconstruction in theatre 160–2

homosexuality 245–6, 249–53

Horne, John 237, 239–40

horse racing 233–4

Hotel du Lac (1984) 120

Howard, Michael 75

Hughes, Ted 139

Human Traffic (1999) 102–4

identity in cinema 109–12

imaginative communities 160–2

imagined communities 15

imperialism 231

The Independent 288

individual improvement culture 225–7

influence in journalism 283–5

innovation in fashion 213–17

International novels 133–5

Internet.

government communications 67

language change 35–9

sexual culture 246–7, 258

television 180–1

See also blogs

Ishiguro, Kazuo 120–1, 125, 132, 133–5

Islamophobia

See Muslim religion

ITV 236

Jeffrey, Ian 198

Jenkins, Roy 248

Jerry Springer The Opera (Lee) 166–7

Jewish communities 227–8, 300, 309–10

See also anti-Semitism

Jopling, Jay 199

journalism 10, 279–95

national identity 15–16

politics 64–5, 66, 72–3

sexual culture 255

See also newspapers

Kerrigan, John 148–9

Kinnock, Neil 284

Kumar, Krishan 229–30, 231

Kureishi, Hanif 121

Labour Government 75, 267–8

See also Blair, New Labour, politics

Lanark (1981) 120

language 4, 26–41

literature 122–3

poetry 138–42

Larkin, Philip 139, 141, 150

Last Resort (2001) 107–9

leadership 55–6

liberal public-private distinctions 304–6

licence fees.

See state funding

Lifton, Robert Jay 128–9

Lipovetsky, Gilles 216

literature 15–16

language change 39–40

regional culture 86–9

Thatcherism 119–22

See also fiction

Lloyd, John 72

Lobby, the 65–6

Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels (1998) 111

London

fashion 217–21

regional culture 81–3

theatre 163–5

Long, Stanley 244–5

Lucas, Sarah 198

lyric truth 150–1

MacKenzie, Kelvin 290

mainstream theatre 162–8

Major, John 13–14, 253

Manchester 84, 85–6

masculinity.

See gender

Mather, Nigel 106

MCB.

See Muslim Council of Britain

McCarthey, Patrick 222

McEwan, Ian 127–8, 130

McQueen, Alexander 217, 218–19

McRobbie, Angela 216–17

Mellor, David 253–4

menswear 211

Meyer, T. 70

middle classes 291

migrant literature 124–7

mise en scène 98–101

moderate secularism 308–11

modernisation

education 53–4

politics 70

modernity of regional culture 79–81

modified Received Pronunciation 31–2

Money (1984) 119–20

money in sport 234–7

Morley, David 146

Morrissey 269–70, 272

Muhammad 302–3

multi-accentuality of the sign 19

multiculturalism 23–4, 296–7, 308–11

Munn, Meg 252

Murdoch, Rupert 284

music 9–10, 262–78

politics 67–8

regional culture 85–6

Muslim communities 296–312

Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) 309–10

Mussabini, Sam 227–8

My Son the Fanatic (1997) 107

My Summer of Love (2004) 101–2

national identity 4, 12–25

fashion 208–13

music 265–6, 268–72

sport 229–31

National Readership Survey (NRS) 288–9

naturalness of national identity 19–20, 22–3

nature and nationality 14–16

neo-conservative themes 48

new Englishes 33

New Labour

education 50–3, 56–8

online campaigning 67

new words 34–7

Newsom Report 45

newspapers 10, 279–95

national identity 15–16

politics 66

sexual culture 255

NGOs (non-governmental organisations) 67–8

niche programmes 174–5

non-governmental organisations (NGOs) 67–8

non-professional theatre sectors 156–62

Norris, Pippa 63–4

North/South London Divide 82–3

Northernness

literature 86–9

mass culture 85–6

poetry 89–91

structures of feeling 84–5

novels.

break-up 122–7

international 133–5

post-1980 116–19

See also literature

NRS (National Readership Survey) 288–9

O’Neil, Onora 72

Oasis 263, 264, 271, 274

OECD.

See Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Ofcom 172–3, 175–6, 180–2

Official Secrets Act 65–6

Ofili, Chris 205

Oliver, Jamie 184–5

on-demand television 175

online communications 67

See also Internet

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 5, 43–4, 50

Papadopoulos, George 45, 50

parenting education 57–8

Paxman, Jeremy 64–5

Percy, Violet 238

performance as political communication 75–6

performative discourse 81

performativity

national identity 20

personalisation

education 57

politics 70

Petit, Pascale 142–4

poetry 7, 137–53

history 147–9

regional culture 89–91

politics 5, 62–78

history 63

journalism 280–92

religion 302–3, 309–10

popular communication in politics 68–9

popular music.

See music

post-modernity

literature 116–19

politics 63–4

regional culture 79–81

pre-modern political periods 63

press.

See journalism

Prince of Wales 254–5

programming in television 182–5

progressivism in education 44–7

pronunciation 26–33

See also Received Pronunciation

prostitution 249–50

See also slave sex trade

public service television 180–2

public spheres.

politics 71–2, 73

religion 304–8

television 172

See also state funding

punctuation 37–9

Quant, Mary 215

racial equality 298–9

racism.

education 46–7

music 268–72

national identity 23–4

religion 302–3

sport 236

television 183

theatre 167

See also anti-Semitism

radio 28–9

Raine, Craig 148–9

reagenting 54

realistic literature 122

See also whole sight in literature

Received Pronunciation (RP) 27–8, 29, 31–2

recuperations in education 58–9

regimes of truth 16, 20

regional culture 5–6, 79–95, 163–6

regional speech 32–3

regulation of content 180–1

See also censorship

regulation of education 56–8

regulatory fictions 16–23

religion 10–11, 296–312

religious hatred 302–3, 310–11

The Remains of the Day (1989) 120–1

The Rep.

See Birmingham Repertory Theatre

reputation in sexual culture 253–6

Robertson, Susan 56

Romans in Britain (Brenton) 166–7

romantic comedy.

See comedy

RP.

See Received Pronunciation

rugby 225–7, 234–5

Rushdie, Salman 115–17, 130, 302, 305

Saatchi, Charles 191, 193, 196, 199, 200

See also Tate Gallery

Said, Edward 231

The Satanic Verses (Rushdie) 302, 305

Savage, Mike 52

Saved (Bond) 166

Scammell, Margaret 66

scandals

journalism 290

sexual culture 253–6

schooling.

See education

science.

See technology

Scott, Derek B. 263

Section 28 (Local Government Act) 249, 250–3

secularism 301–2, 304–11

Sensation (1997) 203–5

Serota, Nicholas 191–2

sexual culture 9, 244–61

poetry 144

television 183

sexual discrimination 238–40

sexual revolution 247–9

Shame (1983) 130

Shapcott, Jo 145–6, 149

Sheffield 84

signification networks 16–23

Sikh religion 297, 299–300, 302

Sky television 235–6

slave sex trade 246

Smith, Paul 212

social class structures 2

cinema 99–102

education 46–7, 52

journalism 290–1

sport 226

social movements 46–7

spelling 37

Spiegl, Fritz 287

sport 9, 225–43

craving success 227–9

money 234–7

popularity 233–4

Squidgygate scandal 254

standardisation of provision 53–4

state funding 181–2, 184–5

Stewart, Stevie 216

stories of nationality 21–2

Storey, John 12–25, 277

stress-timed speech 33

structures of feeling 83–5

Stubbs, William 282–3

style as political communication 75–6

Suede 270–1

Sumner, Bernard 85

The Sun 255, 256, 282, 284–5, 287, 289, 290–1, 292

Sunday papers 287

superiority culture in sport 229–31

swinging.

See dogging

Switzer, Kathrine 239

syllable-timed speech 33

tabloidism 287–9

See also newspapers

Tatchell, Peter 252–3

Tate Gallery 191–2, 193, 201–2

Taylor, Ian 84

teachers 55–6

technology

poetry 142–7

sexual culture 245

television 173–7

theatre 154–6

The Telegraph 291

television 7, 171–88

language change 29

politics 74–5, 76

regional culture 86–7

sexual culture 245

sport 235–6, 237

tennis 234, 235

terrorism 305–6

texting 39

Thatcherism

art 191–2, 193–4

education 48

journalism 280

literature 119–22

The Beatles 265–6, 267–8

The Times 284–5, 286, 288, 289, 292

The Unconsoled (1995) 133–5

The Who 274–6

theatre 7, 87–9, 154–70

Thompson, Robert 288

Thorpe, Jeremy 253

Topshop 222

Townshend, Pete 274–6

Trainspotting (1996) 102–4

turban culture 299–300

Turner Prize 201–2

twenty-first-century art 189–207

United States (US) 298–9, 306

unsportsmanlike behaviour 231–3

Vera Drake (Leigh) 99–101

Vertinsky, Patricia 239

Vietnam War 266–7

violence in sport 236

vocabulary 33–6

Voices Project 28

voyeurism.

See dogging

Walvin, James 236

war and conflict 12–13, 266–7

Westwood, Vivienne 217–18, 219

White-Britishness in poetry 141–2

Whiteread, Rachel 197

whole sight in literature 125

Williams, Raymond 16–17, 81, 83, 154, 287

Willis, Paul 52

Wilson, Harold 267–8

Winehouse, Amy 274

Wolfenden Report 249–50

women

music 271–2, 273–4

poetry 143, 145–6

sport 238–40

Woods, Peter 45

Worcester Woman 289–92

working class

cinema 99–102

education 46–7, 52

journalism 290–1

sport 226

Wykes, Rob 256–7

xenophobia.

See racism

Yamashita, Hiromi 58

YBAs.

See Young British Artists

Yes, Prime Minister 286

Young British Artists (YBAs) 8, 190, 191–3, 194–5, 200

foreign affairs 202–3

Freeze 196–9

Sensation 203–5

Tate Gallery 201–2

youth culture

cinema 97, 102–5

fashion 213–17




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