downton abbey

đź“’Downton Abbey by Emma Marriott

Genre : Performing Arts
Publisher : Hachette UK
ISBN_10 : 9781472267313
Copyright Year : 2019-09-13
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DESCRIPTION : Downton Abbey: The Official Film Companion is a stunning memento, bringing the world and the characters of our favourite fictional country house to life. Featuring a foreword by creator Julian Fellowes, spectacular photographs from the production, interviews with the cast and crew, and a look into the historical and geographical backdrop of the film, this official guide to the Downton Abbey film is made to be treasured and loved by fans across the globe. With the film revolving around the visit of the King and Queen in 1927, it not only sees the return of all the main cast from the final television series, but also introduces some great British actors to the world of Downton, as we meet the royal family and their retinue. Join Emma Marriott as she returns to Highclere, discovers the new sets at Shepperton and introduces other locations the length and breadth of England that are now part of the Downton story. Hers is a unique behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film, including detailed descriptions of how some of the most dramatic scenes came to life, and the talented team who made it all possible. The book is lavishly illustrated with stunning shots from both behind and in front of the camera, original costume illustrations and historical photographs, as well as capturing some wonderful off-guard moments during filming. A perfect companion to the cinema experience, Downton Abbey: The Official Film Companion continues the story of Downton, and will be treasured by Downton fans everywhere.

đź“’Exploring Downton Abbey by Scott F. Stoddart

Genre : Drama
Publisher : McFarland
ISBN_10 : 9780786476886
Copyright Year : 2018-03-15
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DESCRIPTION : The BBC television series Downton Abbey (2010-2016), highly rated in the UK, achieved cult status among American viewers, harking back to the days when serial dramas ruled the airwaves. The show's finale was one of the most watched in all of television history. This collection of new essays by British and American contributors explores how a series about life in an early 20th century English manor home resonated with American audiences. Topics include the role of the house in literature and film, the changing roles of women and the servant class, the influence of jazz and fashion, and attitudes regarding education and the class system.

Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN_10 : 9781621072010
Copyright Year : 2012
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DESCRIPTION : Downton Abbey has quickly become an international sensation. Viewers across the world have fallen in love with the characters. The Guinness Book of World Record has called it the most critically acclaimed show on TV. This guide will help you refresh your memory about all the plots, sub-plots, and characters. The guide provides a recap of every episode (be warned of spoilers), descriptions of every major character, and a history of the shows production and origins. TVcaps is an imprint of BookCaps(tm) Study Guides. Each unofficial TV guide, recaps TV shows to help refresh your memory for what has previously happened. They feature character profiles, show history, and episode by episode recaps.

Genre : Performing Arts
Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN_10 : 9781250093615
Copyright Year : 2015-10-13
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DESCRIPTION : "Come war and peace Downton still stands and the Crawleys are still in it." Downton Abbey is loved the world over for its fabulous costumes, beautiful scenery, wonderful characters and intricate plot lines, but what keeps millions of us coming back time after time is the stellar quality of the writing. With each stroke of his pen Julian Fellowes seems to gift us with a cuttingly dry quip from the Dowager Countess, a perfectly timed word of wisdom from Mrs Patmore or a touchingly nostalgic pronouncement from Carson. Here in The Wit and Wisdom of Downton Abbey, Jessica Fellowes has gathered together her favorite quotes from the complete Downton Abbey oeuvre to take each of us back to the most memorable moments from the show and ensure we are armed with the very best ripostes should we ever need to chastise an impertinent lady's maid.

Genre : Philosophy
Publisher : Open Court
ISBN_10 : 9780812699128
Copyright Year : 2015-10-19
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DESCRIPTION : In Downton Abbey and Philosophy, twenty-two professional thinkers uncover the deeper significance of this hugely popular TV saga. Millions of viewers throughout the world have been enthralled by this enactment of a vanished world of decorum and propriety, because it presents us with emotional and interpersonal problems that remain urgent for people in the twenty-first century. Why do we attach such importance to our memories and to particular places? What do war and epidemics tell us about life in peacetime and in good health? Is it healthy or harmful for people to feel that they know their place? What does Downton Abbey teach us about the changes in women’s roles since 1912? Do good manners always agree with good morals? How can everybody know what no one will talk about? What’s the justification for a class of people who pride themselves on not having a job? Should we sometimes just accept the reality of social barriers to love, and abandon the pursuit? What happens when community reinforces oppression? All of these and many other issues are discussed through a detailed examination of the actual characters and situations in Downton Abbey.

Genre : Performing Arts
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
ISBN_10 : 9781250091567
Copyright Year : 2015-11-10
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DESCRIPTION : Since the moment we first entered Downton Abbey in 1912, we have been swept away by Julian Fellowes’s evocative world of romance, intrigue, drama and tradition. Now, in 1925, as Downton Abbey prepares to close its doors for the final time, Jessica Fellowes leads us through the house and estate, reliving the iconic moments of the wonderfully aristocratic Crawley family and their servants as they navigate the emerging modern age. Travelling from Great Hall to servants’ hall, bedroom to boot room, we glimpse as we go Matthew and Isobel Crawley arriving for the first time, the death of Kemal Pamuk, Cora’s tragic miscarriage, Edith’s affair with Michael Gregson, Mary’s new haircut, Thomas and O’Brien’s scheming, Anna and Bates’s troubles with the law, and Carson’s marriage to Mrs Hughes. Alongside this will be in-depth interviews with the cast who have worked on the show for six years and know it so well, as well as a complete episode guide for the first five seasons and a teaser for the sixth. Packed full of stunning location shots and stills from all six seasons of the show including exclusive behind-the-scenes photography, this celebratory book is the ultimate gift for Downton Abbey fans the world over.

Genre : Performing Arts
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
ISBN_10 : 9781250027634
Copyright Year : 2012-11-13
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DESCRIPTION : The Great War has ended, but Downton Abbey is far from peaceful... "Americans can't get enough of 'Downton Abbey,'" said The Boston Globe. As Season 3 of the award-winning TV series opens, it is 1920 and Downton Abbey is waking up to a world changed forever by World War I. New characters arrive and new intrigues thrive as the old social order is challenged by new expectations. In this new era, different family members abound (including Cora's American mother, played by Shirley MacLaine) and changed dynamics need to be resolved: Which branch of the family tree will Lord Grantham's first grandchild belong to? What will become of the servants, both old and new? The Chronicles of Downton Abbey, carefully pieced together at the heart and hearth of the ancestral home of the Crawleys, takes us deeper into the story of every important member of the Downton estate.This lavish, entirely new book from Jessica Fellowes focuses on each character individually, examining their motivations, their actions, and the inspirations behind them. An evocative combination of story, history, and behind-the-scenes drama, it will bring fans even closer to the secret, beating heart of the house.

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ISBN_10 : 0007525192
Copyright Year : 2015-12
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DESCRIPTION : Immerse yourself in Julian Fellowes' multi-award-winning drama. The full scripts of Series Four include previously unseen dialogue and drama. Downton Abbey has become a national phenomenon and the most successful British drama of our time. Created by Oscar-winning writer Julian Fellowes, the first series delighted viewers and reviewers alike with stellar performances, ravishing costumes and a gripping plot. Set in a grand country house during the late Edwardian era, the fourth series of Downton Abbey finds Lady Mary mourning her husband Matthew. The Series 4 scripts give readers the opportunity to read the work in more detail and study the characters, pace and themes in depth. With an introduction and commentary from Julian Fellowes, this is an invaluable insight into how he researched and crafted the world of Downton Abbey.

Genre : Philosophy
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN_10 : 9781118386613
Copyright Year : 2012-04-10
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DESCRIPTION : A unique philosophical look at the hit television seriesDownton Abbey Who can resist the lure of Downton Abbey and the triumphsand travails of the Crawley family and its servants? We admireBates's sense of honor, envy Carson's steadfastness, and thrill toViolet's caustic wit. Downton Abbey and Philosophy draws onsome of history's most profound philosophical minds to delve deeplyinto the dilemmas that confront our favorite characters. WasMatthew right to push Mary away after his injury in the war? WouldLord Grantham have been justified in blocking Lady Sybil's marriageto Tom Branson? And is Thomas really such a bad person? Offers fresh and intriguing insights into your favoriteDownton Abbey characters, plot lines, and ideas Addresses many of your most pressing questions about DowntonAbbey's story and characters, such as: Should Daisy have liedto William about her feelings toward him—especially to thepoint of marrying him? Should Mr. Bates have been upfront with Annafrom the beginning about his past? Views Downton Abbey through the lens of some of the mostinfluential philosophical thinkers, from Saint Augustine and DavidHume to Immanuel Kant and John Stuart Mill Ventures upstairs and downstairs to examine key themesinvolving ethics, virtue, morality, class, feminism, the humancondition, and more Philosophical speculation awaits on every page of this essentialDownton Abbey companion. So take a seat in your personallibrary, have the butler pour a cup of tea, and start reading!

Genre : Music
Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN_10 : 9781480341746
Copyright Year : 2013-03-01
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DESCRIPTION : (Piano Solo Songbook). 17 original pieces from the hit television series arranged for piano solo: Damaged * Deception * Did I Make the Most of Loving You * Downton Abbey the Suite * A Drive * Emancipation * Fashion * An Ideal Marriage * Love and the Hunter * Preparation * A Song and a Dance * Story of My Life * Such Good Luck * Telegram * Titanic * Us and Them * Violet.