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Author Pravadelli, Veronica, 1964-

Title Classic Hollywood : lifestyles and film styles of American cinema, 1930-1960 / Veronica Pravadelli ; translated by Michael Theodore Meadows.

Publication Info. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    791 PRA    Available
Description viii, 226 pages : 23 cm.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: classical Hollywood cinema and film studies -- The early thirties: modernity, new women, and the aesthetic of attractions -- Normative desires and visual sobriety: apogee of the classical model -- The male subject of noir and the modern gaze -- (Dis)adventures of female desire in the 1940s woman's film -- Excess, spectacle, sensation: family melodrama in the 1950s -- Performative bodies and non-referential images: excesses of the musical.
Subject Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Motion pictures -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Meadows, Michael Theodore.
Added Title Grande Hollywood. English
ISBN 9780252038778 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252038770 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780252080340 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0252080343 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780252096730 (ebook)

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