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Author Smyth, J. E., 1977-

Title Edna Ferber's Hollywood : American fictions of gender, race, and history / J.E. Smyth ; foreword by Thomas Schatz
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 337 pages) : illustrations
Series Texas film and media studies series
Texas film and media studies series.
Contents Edna Ferber's America and the fictions of history -- The life of an unknown woman: So big, 1923-1953 -- Making believe: Show boat, race, and romance, 1925-1957 -- Marking the boundaries of classical Hollywood's rise and fall: Cimarron, 1928-1961 -- Writing for Hollywood: Come and get it and Saratoga trunk, 1933-1947 -- Jim Crow, Jett Rink, and James Dean: reconstructing Giant, 1952-1957 -- The new nationalism: Ice palace, 1954-1960
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968 -- Film adaptations.
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968 -- Knowledge -- Motion picture industry
Historical fiction, American -- Film adaptations.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Racism in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Women in the motion picture industry -- United States.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
History.
Television adaptations.
Film adaptations.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0292719841
0292793391 (electronic bk.)
9780292719842
9780292793392 (electronic bk.)