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

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

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Classic Hollywood : lifestyles and film styles of American cinema, 1930-1960
Title
Classic Hollywood
Title remainder
lifestyles and film styles of American cinema, 1930-1960
Statement of responsibility
Veronica Pravadelli ; translated by Michael Theodore Meadows
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Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
"Studies of "Classic Hollywood" typically treat Hollywood films released from 1930 to 1960 as a single interpretive mass. Veronica Pravadelli complicates this idea. Focusing on dominant tendencies in box office hits and Oscar-recognized classics, she breaks down the so-called classic period into six distinct phases that follow Hollywood's amazingly diverse offerings from the emancipated females of the "Transition Era" and the traditional men and women of the conservative 1930s that replaced it to the Fifties movie musicals and family melodramas that arose after anti-classic genres like film noir and women's films. Availing herself of the significant advances in film theory and modernity studies that have taken place since similar surveys first saw publication, Pravadelli views Hollywood through strategies as varied as close textural analysis, feminism, psychoanalysis, film style, and study of cinematic imagery, revealing the inconsistencies and antithetical traits lurking beneath Classic Hollywood's supposed transparency. The result is an ambitious, much-needed synthesis of theoretical approaches to a legendary cinematic era."--Publisher's website
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N$T
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1964-
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Pravadelli, Veronica
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Italian
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Meadows, Michael Theodore
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  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • California
  • United States
Label
Classic Hollywood : lifestyles and film styles of American cinema, 1930-1960, Veronica Pravadelli ; translated by Michael Theodore Meadows
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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
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ocn895260002
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unknown
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1 online resource
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online
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9780252096730
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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22573/ctt66bpd5
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not applicable
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unknown sound
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remote
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(OCoLC)895260002
Label
Classic Hollywood : lifestyles and film styles of American cinema, 1930-1960, Veronica Pravadelli ; translated by Michael Theodore Meadows
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn895260002
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780252096730
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt66bpd5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)895260002

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