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Dr James Smith - all publications

Authored book

  • Smith, James (2013). British Writers and MI5 Surveillance, 1930-1960. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Smith, James (2008). Terry Eagleton. Polity.

Chapter in book

  • Smith, James (2013). 'Soviet Films and British intelligence in the 1930s: The Case of Kino Films and MI5'. In Russia in Britain, 1880-1940: From Melodrama to Modernism. Beasley, Rebecca & Bullock, Phillip. Oxford University Press. 241-257.
  • Smith, James (2010). ‘The British “Information Research Department” and Cold War Propaganda Publishing’. In Pressing the Fight: Print, Propaganda, and the Cold War. Barnhisel, Gregory & Turner, Catherine (eds), University of Massachusetts Press. 112-125.
  • Smith, James (Forthcoming). 'Covert Legacies in the Post-War Fiction of Orwell, Spark, and Greene'. In English Literature in Transition, 1940-1960. Plain, Gill. Cambridge University Press.
  • Balme, Christopher B. & Szymanski-Dull, Berenika. (Published). 'MI5 Surveillance of British Cold War Theatre'. In Theatre, Globalization and the Cold War. Palgrave. 133-150.

Edited book

  • Fotheringham, Richard & Smith, James (2013). Catching Australian Theatre in the 2000s. Australian Playwrights. Rodopi.

Journal Article

  • Smith, James (2016). “How Safe Do You Feel?” James Bond, Skyfall and the Politics of the Secret Agent in an Age of Ubiquitous Threat. College Literature 43(1): 145-172.
  • Smith, J. (2015). 'The MacDonald Discussion Group: A Communist Conspiracy in Britain’s Cold War Film and Theatre Industry—Or MI5’s Honey-Pot?'. Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television 35(3): 454-472.
  • Bradshaw, David & Smith, James (2013). 'Ezra Pound, James Strachey Barnes (`The Italian Lord Haw-Haw’) and Italian Fascism'. Review of English Studies 64(266): 672-693.
  • Smith, James (2010). 'The Radical Literary Magazine of the 1930s and British Government Surveillance: the Case of Storm Magazine'. Literature & History 19(2): 69-86.
  • (2006). 'Brecht, the Berliner Ensemble, and the British Government'. New Theatre Quarterly 22(04): 307-323.
  • (2004). Peacock’s Mr Asterias and “Polypodes” A Possible Source. Notes and Queries 249(2): 157.
  • (2004). Reconsidering the Marxist Aesthetics of Christopher Caudwell. Literature and Aesthetics 14(2): 87-100.
  • (2003). The Humour of Terry Eagleton. Literature and Aesthetics 13(2): 73-81.
  • Smith, James (Forthcoming). 'Has left wing tendencies but might be used with caution': J. B. Priestley and the British Secret State. Journal of the J. B. Priestley Society

Other (Digital/Visual Media)

  • (2017). Terry Eagleton.