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Through a Glass Darkly: The Lost Weekend and Die Todesmühlen

GENE D. PHILLIPS

in Some Like It Wilder: The Life and Controversial Films of Billy Wilder

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125701
eISBN:
9780813135403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125701.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Billy Wilder was convinced that Charles Jackson's novel The Lost Weekend would make an engrossing movie. Wilder phoned Paramount executive Buddy De Sylva and requested that the studio purchase the ... More


Charles Jackson, The Lost Weekend (1944): life projects

Steven Earnshaw

in The existential drinker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719099618
eISBN:
9781526141934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099618.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Charles Jackson’s novel The Lost Weekend is usually seen as an indictment of alcoholics, an accurate depiction of their self-deceptions and lying to others, with an accusation that drinking is no ... More


1945

Anthony Slide

in "It's the Pictures That Got Small": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167086
eISBN:
9780231538220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167086.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In these diary entries written between January and December 1945, Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett lists his activities: talking to Henry Ginsberg, who asked Brackett to give the script for To ... More


Volitional Etiologies: Toward a Weak Theory of Etiology

Benjamin Kahan

in The Book of Minor Perverts: Sexology, Etiology, and the Emergences of Sexuality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226607818
eISBN:
9780226608006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226608006.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores the temporal structure of etiology, taking alcohol as its case study. Almost all acquired etiologies of sexual aberration operate under the assumption that heterosexuality or ... More


1946

Anthony Slide

in "It's the Pictures That Got Small": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167086
eISBN:
9780231538220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167086.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In these diary entries written between January and December 1946, Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett lists his activities: going to a preview of To Each His Own; having lunch with Billy Wilder ... More


Exploring the Human Mind

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines Ray Bradbury's growing interest in the human mind during the war years and how it reflected in his writings. As he embarked on an exploration of personality disorders, Bradbury ... More


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