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Focuses on a single generation of Americans--those who came of age in the late forties--to demonstrate that the romantic myths and ideals engendered by the complex interactions of movies and society during that period remain with us today and may be important sources for many of the problems and anxieties surrounding modern sexual relations.
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Argues that adult attitudes towards romance, sexuality, love, and beauty were shaped by the myths and ideals portrayed in the movies.
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Book Description Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Rutherford, New Jersey, USA, 1980. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. CC6 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black cloth covered boards with silver lettering and graphics on the spine with minor overall shelf wear with some light tape staining on the outside board surfaces and the front and back free endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page plus there is some very light yellowing on the outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with a library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A book about work in the history of sexuality as related to the history of American film. The author recreates the psychological atmosphere in which the children of the 1940s, especially girls, viewed and were affected by popular films ranging from "Gone with the Wind," and "Casablanca," to "Cover Girl." Bibliography, indexed, 304p. Size: 5.75"x8.5". Ex-Library. Seller Inventory # SCW09861
Book Description Farleigh Dickinson Universit, Cranbury, NJ, 1980. hardcover. Condition: Book: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: DJ: Good. 1st. 304 pp. 5 5/8 x 8 ½. Black cloth covered boards, stamped in silver on spine. White glossy dj. Ex pub lib with typical markings. Seller Inventory # 47761
Book Description Fairleigh Dickinson U. Press, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Exlibrary with usual library markings. Front free endpaper removed. ; 304 pages. Seller Inventory # 34514
Book Description Fairleigh Dickinson & Associated University Presses, Rutherford, NJ, et al, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Slight Soil. Seller Inventory # 2008
Book Description fairleigh dickinson university press, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Seller Inventory # 99294123