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Pursuits of happiness : the Hollywood comedy of remarriage / Stanley Cavell.

Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1981.
ISBN 9780674739055, 067473906X, 0674739051, 9780674739062

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Subjects California -- Los Angeles -- Hollywood.
Cinéma -- États-Unis.
Comedy films -- History and criticism.
Comedy films.
Films comiques -- Histoire et critique.
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- History.
Komische films.
Mariage -- Au cinéma.
Mariage au cinéma.
Marriage in motion pictures.
Series Harvard film studies.
Description 283 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes index.
Also issued online.
Summary Looks at seven classic romantic comedies of the thirties and forties, and compares what each film expresses about marriage, interdependence, equality, and sexual roles.
Contents Cons and pros: The Lady Eve -- Knowledge as transgression: It happened one night -- Leopards in Connecticut: Bringing up baby -- The importance of importance: The Philadelphia story -- Counterfeiting happiness: His girl Friday -- The courting of marriage: Adam's rib -- The same and different: The awful truth -- Appendix: Film in the university.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area California
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7553146
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Cavell, Stanley, 1926-
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