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Tales of Times Square: Sexploitation’s Secret History of Place

Elena Gorfinkel

in Taking Place: Location and the Moving Image

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665167
eISBN:
9781452946207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665167.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the ways that 1960s sexploitation cinema, particularly films produced in New York City, sets its sights on the ecstatic mass cultural plenitude of Times Square. Examples of ... More


Philip Roth’s Kinds of Writing

Bharat Tandon

in Writing for The New Yorker: Critical Essays on an American Periodical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682492
eISBN:
9781474422109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682492.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores The New Yorker's distinctive relationship with the Manhattan cityscape within which it was conceived and produced. It suggests ways in which both the magazine's treatments of ... More


1949–1952: Times Square, Peggy Roth, Southern Gothic, Céline, and Nietzsche

Jay A. Gertzman

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044170
eISBN:
9780813046181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044170.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Roth’s mail-order offerings in the 1940s and 1950s were similar to the materials offered in the Times Square bookstores of the same period. Those locations were often raided because of the sexual ... More


To Name or Not to Name, That Is the Question

Craig R. Scott

in Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert Collectives: Rethinking Organizations in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804781381
eISBN:
9780804785631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781381.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter questions the assumption that all organizations wish to be prominently identified and highly visible to various audiences. The complex society of the twenty-first century is ... More


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