Transatlantic or Anglo-American Corwin?

Crook, Tim. 2016. Transatlantic or Anglo-American Corwin? In: Neil Verma and Jacob Smith, eds. Anatomy of Sound: Norman Corwin and Media Authorship. Oakland, California: University of California Press, pp. 195-210. ISBN 9780520285323 [Book Section]

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Original research into the relationship of the famous US radio playwright and programme producer Norman Corwin and the BBC. The chapter analyses his tim in Britain during the Second World War when he wrote and produced/directed features and plays broadcast by British and US radio. The chapter also explores Corwin's critical reception in Britain and how the attitude of BBC editors and commissioning changed in the post war period.

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Norman Corwin, radio drama, BBC, USA

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Media, Communications and Cultural Studies


10 June 2016Published

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05 Jul 2016 07:40

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03 Jun 2020 12:02


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