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Cecil B. DeMille and American culture : the silent era

Author: Sumiko Higashi
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Cecil B DeMille; Cecil Blount DeMille; Cecil Blount DeMille; Cecil B DeMille; Cecil B DeMille
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sumiko Higashi
ISBN: 0520085566 9780520085565 0520085574 9780520085572
OCLC Number: 29908675
Description: xii, 264 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Lasky Company and Highbrow Culture: Authorship versus Intertextuality --
The Consumption of Culture: Highbrow versus Lowbrow --
Texts and Intertexts: A Question of Authorship --
Geraldine Farrar: A Diva Comes to Hollywood --
Critical Discourses --
Film: The New Democratic Art --
Self-Theatricalization in Victorian Pictorial Dramaturgy: What's His Name --
Melodrama as a Middle-Class Sermon --
A Genteel Audience: Rewriting Domestic Melodrama --
Character versus Personality: What's His Name --
The Lower East Side as Spectacle: Class and Ethnicity in the Urban Landscape --
Representations of the City: Artificial or Romantic Realism --
Social Ills and Comic Relief: The Chimmie Fadden Series --
A Tour of the Lower East Side: Kindling --
Cinderella of the Slums: The Dream Girl --
The Screen as Display Window: Constructing the "New Woman" --
The "New Woman" as a Consumer --
Cinderella on the Lower East Side: The Golden Chance --
The "New Woman" versus the New Immigrant: The Cheat --
The Sentimental Heroine versus the "New Woman": The Heart of Nora Flynn --
The Historical Epic and Progressive Era Civic Pageantry: Joan the Woman --
A Usable Past: Civic Pageants as Historical Representation --
Representations and the Body Politic: Joan the Woman --
Discourse on Femininity: Joan of Are as a Symbol of Gender Conflict --
Critical Discourses: Gender and the Moral Lesson of History --
Set and Costume Design as Spectacle in a Consumer Culture: The Early Jazz Age Films --
DeMille's "Second Epoch."
Responsibility: Sumiko Higashi.
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