publication . Article . 2009

J. B. Priestley, artiste de propagande à la radio : au service de quelles idées ?

Cécile Vallée;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2009 Journal: Revue LISA (issn: 1762-6153, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Maison de la Recherche en Sciences Humaines
Abstract
J.B Priestley’s Sunday Postscript, broadcast on the Home Service of the BBC every Sunday evening from June to October 1940, was one of the major propaganda programmes of the period. Priestley’s adeptness at putting government propaganda into broadcasting terms and sustaining morale on the Home Front was paradoxically accompanied by a controversial political “indiscipline”. His galvanising propaganda consisted in praising the qualities of the ordinary citizen, painting an idealised picture of the “soldiers” on the home Front and of their fight, in promoting the values for which they were fighting and, at the same time, demonising the Nazi enemy, but it sometimes ...
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publication . Article . 2009

J. B. Priestley, artiste de propagande à la radio : au service de quelles idées ?

Cécile Vallée;