Revisiting Sex, Class and Realism: British Cinema 1956-1963

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This article looks back at the context in which Sex, Class and Realism: British Cinema 1956–1963 was written, the issues it addressed and some of the influences on it. It then considers some of the criticisms it has received and assesses its contribution to the study of British cinema of this period.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)286-296
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of British Cinema and Television
Issue number3
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 11 Mar 2024


  • New wave
  • Working class
  • gender
  • realism
  • Socio-cultural context

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