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The Resource Creating the couple : love, marriage, and Hollywood performance, Virginia Wright Wexman

Creating the couple : love, marriage, and Hollywood performance, Virginia Wright Wexman

Label
Creating the couple : love, marriage, and Hollywood performance
Title
Creating the couple
Title remainder
love, marriage, and Hollywood performance
Statement of responsibility
Virginia Wright Wexman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This examination of the changing relationships between men and women in modern culture argues that Hollywood film has often been a powerful mirror of American romance and sexuality. The author notes also how changing acting styles have led to new types of relationships being depicted on screen
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wexman, Virginia Wright
Dewey number
302.23/43/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1993.5.U6
LC item number
W45 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion picture acting
  • Love in motion pictures
  • Marriage in motion pictures
  • Films
  • Liefdesleven
  • Huwelijk
  • Acteren
  • Liebe
  • Film
  • Ehe
  • USA
Label
Creating the couple : love, marriage, and Hollywood performance, Virginia Wright Wexman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [249]-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1: Introduction: The movies as social ritual -- Romantic love, changing marriage norms, and stars as behavioral models -- Pt. 2: Patriarchal marriage and traditional gender identities -- Star and auteur: the Griffith-Gish collaboration and the struggle over patriarchal marriage -- Star and genre: John Wayne, the western, and the American dream of the family on the land -- Pt. 3: Companionate marriage and changing constructions of gender and sexuality -- The love goddess: contradictions in the myth of glamour -- Masculinity in crisis: method acting in Hollywood -- Epilogue: beyond the couple -- The destabilization of gender norms and acting as performance
Control code
26810060
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 288 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780691015354
Isbn Type
(pb)
Lccn
92036398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1529512
Label
Creating the couple : love, marriage, and Hollywood performance, Virginia Wright Wexman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [249]-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1: Introduction: The movies as social ritual -- Romantic love, changing marriage norms, and stars as behavioral models -- Pt. 2: Patriarchal marriage and traditional gender identities -- Star and auteur: the Griffith-Gish collaboration and the struggle over patriarchal marriage -- Star and genre: John Wayne, the western, and the American dream of the family on the land -- Pt. 3: Companionate marriage and changing constructions of gender and sexuality -- The love goddess: contradictions in the myth of glamour -- Masculinity in crisis: method acting in Hollywood -- Epilogue: beyond the couple -- The destabilization of gender norms and acting as performance
Control code
26810060
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 288 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780691015354
Isbn Type
(pb)
Lccn
92036398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1529512

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