The best propaganda : Humphrey Jennings, The Silent Village (1943)
Hartley, John (2007) The best propaganda : Humphrey Jennings, The Silent Village (1943). In Alan, McKee (Ed.) Beautiful Things in Popular Culture. Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, pp. 144-163.
It may not immediately be obvious why propaganda should feature at all in a collection about 'beautiful things' in popular culture. Unlike most of the other items selected for inclusion in the book, propaganda is typically not chosen or purchased by its consumers; rather it is foisted upon them. Propaganda is hardly 'in' popular culture; or if so it's like a virus – something that infests an environment for its own purposes, which may be harmful to the host organism. And no-one, at least those of us drilled in modern Western democratic-process ideologies, is supposed to like propaganda.
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|Keywords:||the silent village, humphrey jennings, reformation, French revolution, catholics|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified (200199)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Blackwell Publishing|
|Deposited On:||10 Apr 2007|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:34|
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