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Neoliberal and social democratic versions of history, class and ideology in James Camerons 'Titanic' and Roy Bakers 'a night to remember'

@article{Cramer2017NeoliberalAS,
  title={Neoliberal and social democratic versions of history, class and ideology in James Camerons 'Titanic' and Roy Bakers 'a night to remember'},
  author={Steve Cramer},
  journal={Sydney Studies in English},
  year={2017},
  volume={43},
  pages={108}
}
  • S. Cramer
  • Published 2017
  • Art
  • Sydney Studies in English
In cultural terms, representations of the foundering of the 'Titanic' have, in over a century since the event, assumed the proportions of a socio-economic myth. Within academic circles the disaster has widely been seen as paving the way for the onset of literary modernism, shattering the myth of Victorian/Edwardian technological progress and challenging the hierarchical grand narratives of a golden age of mechanical achievement. As Tim Bergfelder and Sarah Street observe