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Skyscraper Cinema: Architecture and Gender in American Film.
Schleier, Merrill.
Skyscraper Cinema: Architecture and Gender in American Film.
Analyzes cinematic works in which skyscrapers are an integral component, interpreting the iconography and spatial practices in these often fictional modern buildings, especially on concepts of gender. Organized chronologically and thematically, this book offers close readings of films including Safety Last, Skyscraper Souls, Wife vs. Secretary, Baby Face, The Fountainhead, and Desk Set.

Category: Out of Print, OP History & Theory
Binding: Pap.
Pages: 368 pp
Publisher: Univ. of Minnesota Press
Year: 2009.
Publication Place: Minneapolis,
ISBN: 9780816642823
Book Id: 79580

Price: $28.50

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