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Men of the House: Oppressive Husbands and Displaced Wives in Interwar, War and Postwar Women’s Fiction (Daphne du Maurier, Dorothy Whipple, Elizabeth Taylor)

Lucy Hall

in British Women's Writing, 1930 to 1960: Between the Waves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621822
eISBN:
9781800341302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621822.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Lucy Hall examines how three novels by women published before, during and just after the Second World War reframe wider social concerns over gender and power through the prism of the domestic space. ... More


The 1950s: Developing a Character

Tom Mankiewicz

in My Life as a Mankiewicz: An Insider's Journey through Hollywood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136059
eISBN:
9780813141169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136059.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Joe Mankiewicz makes legendary films such as All About Eve, Julius Caesar, and Guys and Dolls during the 1950s. Tom's family moves to New York where Tom attends a private school on Manhattan's Upper ... More


Hawaii and The Sandpiper

Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo

in Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146805
eISBN:
9780813154770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146805.003.0021
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The big paydays resumed when Trumbo agreed to write scripts for Dino de Laurentiis, the Mirisch brothers, and Martin Ransohoff. The first came to nothing, but the second was for Hawaii and the third ... More


The Celebrification of Religion in the age of Infotainment

Kathryn Lofton

in Consuming Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481937
eISBN:
9780226482125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482125.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter offers an account of the emerging centrality of celebrities in public culture. Studying celebrity and religion in concert requires parsing the multiple ways these terms have become ... More


A Michael Curtiz Production

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0027
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Curtiz pressed Jack Warner to support the start-up of hisproduction company while directing Life with Father, his longest production at Warner Bros. Life with Father was complicated by the ... More


Summer Holiday

David Luhrssen

in Mamoulian: Life on Stage and Screen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136769
eISBN:
9780813141336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136769.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

After being fired from the set of the film noir classic Laura (1944) through the machinations of producer Otto Preminger, Mamoulian enjoyed only a spotty career in Hollywood. He would complete only ... More


“A sad and listless affair”: The Unsung Film Adaptation of Sondheim’s A Little Night Music

Geoffrey Block

in Sondheim in Our Time and His

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197603192
eISBN:
9780197603239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197603192.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter counters received critical opinion and Sondheim’s own negative views by coming to the defense of the 1978 film adaptation of A Little Night Music, a musical that was itself based on a ... More


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Eve Golden

in Jayne Mansfield: The Girl Couldn't Help It

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180953
eISBN:
9780813180960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180953.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Trouble in the Mansfield/Hargitay marriage. Jayne films Panic Button in Italy in 1962, and has an affair with show-biz hanger-on Enrico Bomba. 20th Century-Fox -- bankrupted by Elizabeth Taylor's ... More


Eli’s Daughters: Female Classics Graduate Students at Yale, 1892–1941

Judith P. Hallett

in Women Classical Scholars: Unsealing the Fountain from the Renaissance to Jacqueline de Romilly

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725206
eISBN:
9780191792571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725206.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

While Yale College, founded in 1718, did not accept women as undergraduates until 1969, it had begun admitting them to its graduate school over seventy years earlier, in 1892. This chapter spotlights ... More


A Balancing Act for Shilts

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts steps out as a spokesman against gay bathhouses, admitting he once patronized them himself. ACT-UP members focus their vitriol on Shilts, Shilts turns his criticism on ACT-UP tactics. Although ... More


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