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Moving pictures/stopping places : hotels and motels on film

Author: David B Clarke; Valerie Crawford Pfannhauser; Marcus A Doel
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2009.
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Hotels and motels play a leading role in a wide variety of films. This volume brings together a range of outstanding explorations of the cultural significance of stopping places, both on screen and off.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Moving pictures/stopping places.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2009
(DLC) 2009011547
(OCoLC)303086991
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David B Clarke; Valerie Crawford Pfannhauser; Marcus A Doel
ISBN: 9780739132272 073913227X
OCLC Number: 436233020
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 394 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Checking in / David B. Clarke, Valerie Crawford Pfannhauser, and Marcus A. Doel --
Revisiting the grand hotel (and its place in the cultural economy of Fascist Italy) / James Hay --
Floating hotels : cruise holidays and amateur film-making in the inter-war period / Heather Norris Nicholson --
Vacancies : hotels, reception desks, and identity in American cinema, 1929-1964 / Jann Matlock --
The Swiss hotel film / Roland-François Lack --
Cinematic topographies in time-space : Wim Wenders' hotels / Stan Jones --
The decay of fiction and the poetics of pastness / Asbjørn Grønstad --
'Now, where was I?' : memories, motels, and male hysteria / Stuart Aitken --
'Just an anonymous room' : cinematic hotels and motels as mnemonic purgatories / Katherine Lawrie Van de Ven --
No sympathy for the devil, or, lobby music : spaces of disjunction in Barton Fink, The shining and Muzak / Greg Hainge --
Parallel hotel worlds / Yvette Blackwood --
No quarter(s), no camel(s), no exit(s) : Motel Cactus and the low heterotopias of Seoul / David Scott Diffrient --
Off the highway : some notes on stopping places in cinema / Rob Lapsley --
The real of the screen : Atom Egoyan's Speaking parts / Maria Walsh --
Departures : the 21st century hotel--your media/home aay from home / James Hay.
Responsibility: edited by David B. Clarke, Valerie Crawford Pfannhauser, and Marcus A. Doel.

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