Holding hands as the ship sinks: Trump and May’s special relationship

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Abstract

This article examines media coverage of the "special relationship" between Donald Trump and Theresa May. It considers this in light of the UK’s current crisis and suggests that the pseudo-romantic imagery used to mediate the special relationship is the symptom of a culture unable or unwilling to address the root causes of its decline.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLove Across the Atlantic: UK-US Romance in Popular Media
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Chapter15
Pages259-274
Number of pages15
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 14 Feb 2020

Keywords

  • Trump
  • Special Relationship
  • Politics
  • Romance

Cite this

Ewen, N. (Accepted/In press). Holding hands as the ship sinks: Trump and May’s special relationship. In Love Across the Atlantic: UK-US Romance in Popular Media (pp. 259-274). Edinburgh University Press.