‘Stick that knife in me’: Shane Meadows’ children

Lebeau, Vicky (2013) ‘Stick that knife in me’: Shane Meadows’ children. Journal of British Cinema and Television, 10 (4). pp. 878-889. ISSN 1743-4521

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Abstract

This article brings Shane Meadows’ Dead Man's Shoes (2004) into dialogue with the history of the depiction of the child on film. Exploring Meadows’ work for its complex investment in the figure of the child on screen, it traces the limits of the liberal ideology of the child in his cinema and the structures of feeling mobilised by its uses – at once aesthetic and sociological – of technologies of vision.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: childhood, childhood, cinema, class, Dead Man's Shoes, Shane Meadows
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Depositing User: Vicky Lebeau
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2013 09:20
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2017 23:51
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/20805

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