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The Resource Skyscraper cinema : architecture and gender in American film, Merrill Schleier

Skyscraper cinema : architecture and gender in American film, Merrill Schleier

Label
Skyscraper cinema : architecture and gender in American film
Title
Skyscraper cinema
Title remainder
architecture and gender in American film
Statement of responsibility
Merrill Schleier
Title variation
Architecture and gender in American film
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Whether tall office buildings, high-rise apartments, or lofty hotels, skyscrapers have been stars in American cinema since the silent era. Cinema's tall buildings have been variously represented as unbridled aspiration, dens of iniquity and eroticism, beacons of democracy, and well-oiled corporate machines. Considering their intriguing diversity, Merrill Schleier establishes and explains the impact of actual skyscrapers on America's ideologies about work, leisure, romance, sexual identity, and politics as seen in Hollywood movies. Schleier analyzes cinematic works in which skyscrapers are an i
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Schleier, Merrill
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Skyscrapers in motion pictures
  • Sex role in motion pictures
  • Masculinity in motion pictures
  • Social classes in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • Masculinity in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Sex role in motion pictures
  • Skyscrapers in motion pictures
  • Social classes in motion pictures
  • United States
Label
Skyscraper cinema : architecture and gender in American film, Merrill Schleier
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-344) 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: Constructing the American Skyscraper Film -- 1. From Stumbling Blocks to Stepping Stones: Harold Lloyd's Skyscraper Films -- 2. Icons of Exploitation: Gender and Class Disharmony in the Depression-Era Skyscraper Office -- 3. Masculine Heroes, Modernism, and Political Ideology in The Fountainhead and The Big Clock -- 4. Mid-century Corporate Renewal and Gender Realignment in Executive Suite and Desk Set
Control code
ocn320841196
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 367 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816666232
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbj549
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)320841196
Label
Skyscraper cinema : architecture and gender in American film, Merrill Schleier
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-344) 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: Constructing the American Skyscraper Film -- 1. From Stumbling Blocks to Stepping Stones: Harold Lloyd's Skyscraper Films -- 2. Icons of Exploitation: Gender and Class Disharmony in the Depression-Era Skyscraper Office -- 3. Masculine Heroes, Modernism, and Political Ideology in The Fountainhead and The Big Clock -- 4. Mid-century Corporate Renewal and Gender Realignment in Executive Suite and Desk Set
Control code
ocn320841196
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 367 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816666232
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbj549
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)320841196

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