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The Resource American domesticity : from how-to manual to Hollywood melodrama, Kathleen Anne McHugh, (electronic resource)

American domesticity : from how-to manual to Hollywood melodrama, Kathleen Anne McHugh, (electronic resource)

Label
American domesticity : from how-to manual to Hollywood melodrama
Title
American domesticity
Title remainder
from how-to manual to Hollywood melodrama
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Anne McHugh
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work considers American representations of domesticity and domestic labour over the last two centuries in historical, popular and feminist texts. The author asserts that the political power and effectivity of the idea of "normative domestic femininity" cannot be overestimated
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McHugh, Kathleen Anne
Dewey number
791.43/6522
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Women in motion pictures
  • Housework in motion pictures
  • Feminism in motion pictures
  • Feminism and motion pictures
Label
American domesticity : from how-to manual to Hollywood melodrama, Kathleen Anne McHugh, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
INTRODUCTION: Swept Away: The Truth about Dirt; I: HOUSEKEEPING BY THE BOOK; ONE: Housekeeping by the Book: From Hints to Home Economics; TWO: Making Home, Making Nation: Catharine Beecher's Domestic Economy; THREE: Tayloring the Home: The Fantasy of Domestic Engineering; II: HOUSEKEEPING IN HOLLYWOOD; FOUR: Silent Film, Silent Work: Early Cinema and the Domestic Melodramas of D.W. Griffith; FIVE: Lessons in Labor and Love: The Melodramatic Imperatives of Hollywood Housekeeping; SIX: The Labor of Maternal Melodramas: Converting Angels to Icons; III: HOUSEKEEPING AGAINST THE GRAIN
Control code
ocm65185707
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 235 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423760092
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65185707
Label
American domesticity : from how-to manual to Hollywood melodrama, Kathleen Anne McHugh, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
INTRODUCTION: Swept Away: The Truth about Dirt; I: HOUSEKEEPING BY THE BOOK; ONE: Housekeeping by the Book: From Hints to Home Economics; TWO: Making Home, Making Nation: Catharine Beecher's Domestic Economy; THREE: Tayloring the Home: The Fantasy of Domestic Engineering; II: HOUSEKEEPING IN HOLLYWOOD; FOUR: Silent Film, Silent Work: Early Cinema and the Domestic Melodramas of D.W. Griffith; FIVE: Lessons in Labor and Love: The Melodramatic Imperatives of Hollywood Housekeeping; SIX: The Labor of Maternal Melodramas: Converting Angels to Icons; III: HOUSEKEEPING AGAINST THE GRAIN
Control code
ocm65185707
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 235 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423760092
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65185707

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