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Wojcik, Pamela Robertson, 1964-
The apartment plot : urban living in American film and popular culture, 1945 to 1975 / Pamela Robertson Wojcik
Durham : Duke University Press, 2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PN1995.9.C513 W65 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) City and town life in motion pictures
Apartments in motion pictures
Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description xiii, 310 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-302) index
Contents Introduction: a philosophy of urbanism -- A primer in urbanism : Rear Window's archetypal apartment plot -- "We like our apartment" : the playboy indoors -- The great reprieve : modernity, femininity, and the apartment -- The suburbs in the city : the housewife and the apartment -- Movin' on up : the African american apartment
Note Pamela Wojcik offers a new assessment of films such as 'Pillow Talk' & 'Rear Window' by identifying the 'apartment plot' as a distinct genre in which the urban apartment figures as a central narrative device
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