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Nelson the Hero and Horatio the Lover: Projections of the Myth in Canada, the Cinema, and Culture

John M. MacKenzie

in History, Commemoration and National Preoccupation

Published by British Academy

Published in print June 2007 | ISBN: 9780197264065
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734496 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197264065.003.0005

Series: British Academy Occasional Papers

Nelson the Hero and Horatio the Lover: Projections of the Myth in Canada, the Cinema, and Culture

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This chapter extends the perspective on 1905 into a British and imperial dimension and traces resonances and reverberations of the Nelson myth as an imperial and international hero in both Britain and Canada. It also explores the treatment of Nelson in 20th-century international cinema.

Keywords: hero; Britain; Canada; international cinema

Chapter.  7651 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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