Taking a pregnant pause: Interrogating the feminist potential of Call the Midwife

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Abstract

This chapter interrogates the intersection of nostalgia,heritage and feminist politics in the highly successful BBC 1 franchise Call the Midwife in order to identify the political potential of the nostalgic mode.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUpstairs and Downstairs: British Costume Drama Television from The Forsyte Saga to Downton Abbey
EditorsJ. Leggott, J. Taddeo
Place of PublicationLanham
PublisherRowman and Littlefield
Pages249-263
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781442244825
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

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    Fitzgerald, L. (2015). Taking a pregnant pause: Interrogating the feminist potential of Call the Midwife. In J. Leggott, & J. Taddeo (Eds.), Upstairs and Downstairs: British Costume Drama Television from The Forsyte Saga to Downton Abbey (pp. 249-263). Rowman and Littlefield. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781442244825/Upstairs-and-Downstairs-British-Costume-Drama-Television-from-The-Forsyte-Saga-to-Downton-Abbey