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Politics, desire, and the Hollywood novel

Author: Chip Rhodes
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Considers how novels about the film industry changed between the studio era of the 1930s and 1940s. This title asserts that Americans are driven by cultural, rather than class, differences and that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Rhodes, Chip.
Politics, desire, and the Hollywood novel.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c2008
(OCoLC)607733705
Online version:
Rhodes, Chip.
Politics, desire, and the Hollywood novel.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c2008
(OCoLC)608058651
Named Person: Nathanael West; Budd Schulberg; Raymond Chandler; Joan Didion; Bruce Wagner; Elmore Leonard; Nathanael West; Budd Schulberg; Raymond Chandler; Joan Didion; Bruce Wagner; Elmore Leonard; Raymond Chandler; Joan Didion; Elmore Leonard; Budd Schulberg; Bruce Wagner; Nathanael West
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chip Rhodes
ISBN: 9781587296291 1587296292
OCLC Number: 167518357
Description: 190 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Nathanael West: desire, art, and cynicism --
Budd Schulberg: unionism and sadomasochism --
Raymond Chandler: individualism and populism --
Joan Didion: gender and Lacanian tragedy --
Bruce Wagner: double consciousness and the death of desire --
Elmore Leonard: realism after the end of ideology.
Responsibility: Chip Rhodes.
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