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Author Wojcik, Pamela Robertson, 1964-

Title The apartment plot : urban living in American film and popular culture, 1945 to 1975 / Pamela Robertson Wojcik

Publ Info Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2010
 PC  PN1995.9.C513 W65 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PN1995.9.C513 W65 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 310 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-302) and 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
LC subject City and town life in motion pictures
Apartments in motion pictures
Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century
ISBN 9780822347521 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822347520 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822347736 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822347733 (pbk. : alk. paper)