Séminaire GB/Commonwealth S6


Responsable du cours : Jeremy PRICE

This course will explore the explosion of Anglo-American popular culture from the 1950s onwards with special emphasis on British popular culture.



Objectifs pédagogiques :

  • Comprendre la culture populaire britannique
  • Comprendre, synthétiser, analyser des documents qui traitent de la culture populaire britannique
  • Lecture et prise de notes efficaces


Bibliographie :

Bertrand Lemonnier. ‘La “Culture Pop” Des Années 1960 En Angleterre’. Vingtième Siècle. Revue d’histoire, no. 53, Mar. 1997, pp. 98–111.

Blake, Andrew. The Land Without Music: Music, Culture and Society in Twentieth-Century Britain. Manchester University Press, 1997.

Chambers, Iain. Urban Rhythms: Pop Music and Popular Culture. Macmillan, 1985.

Harris, John. The Last Party: Britpop, Blair and the Demise of English Rock. Harper, 2004.

Hebdige, Dick. Subculture: The Meaning of Style. Routledge, 1988.

MacDonald, Ian. Revolution in the Head: The Beatles’ Records and the Sixties. 2nd revised edition, Vintage Books, 2008.

Marr, Andrew. A History of Modern Britain. Pan Books, 2008.

Marr, Andrew. Andrew Marr’s History of Modern Britain. BBC, 2009. DVD

Marwick, Arthur. ‘The Cultural Revolution of the Long Sixties: Voices of Reaction, Protest, and Permeation’. The International History Review, vol. 27, no. 4, Dec. 2005, pp. 780–806.

Morgan, Kenneth O. The People’s Peace: British History Since 1945. 2nd ed, Oxford University Press, 1999.

Pop Britannia. BBC, 2008.

Sandbrook, Dominic. The Great British Dream Factory: The Strange History of Our National Imagination. Penguin Books, 2016.

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