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The Resource Imitations of Life : Fannie Hurst's Gaslight Sonatas

Imitations of Life : Fannie Hurst's Gaslight Sonatas

Label
Imitations of Life : Fannie Hurst's Gaslight Sonatas
Title
Imitations of Life
Title remainder
Fannie Hurst's Gaslight Sonatas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the early 1920s, Fannie Hurst's enormous popularity made her the highest-paid writer in America. She conquered the literary scene at the same time the silent movie industry began to emerge as a tremendously profitable and popular form of entertainment. Abe C. Ravitz parallels Hurst's growing acclaim with the evolution of silent films, from which she borrowed ideas and techniques that furthered her career. Ravitz notes that Hurst was amazingly adept at anticipating what the public wanted. Sensing that the national interest was shifting from rural to urban subjects, Hurst set her
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Ravitz, Abe C
Dewey number
  • 813.52
  • 813/.52
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3515.U785 Z86 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hurst, Fannie
  • Women and literature
  • Hurst, Fannie
  • Women and literature
  • United States
Label
Imitations of Life : Fannie Hurst's Gaslight Sonatas
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Frontispiece; Book Title; Copyright; Contents; Ackowledgments; 1. Woman in the Big Town: Career and Life; 2. Recognition and Acclaim: Gaslight Sonatas; 3. Cinematic Visualization: The Novel; 4. Fashionable Shapes: Social Rhapsodies of the 1920s; 5. The Triumph of Industry: Women in Love; Notes; Selected Short Stories of Fannie Hurst Published Before 1933; Index; Author Bio; Back Cover
Control code
856870259
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (217 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809386635
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)856870259
Label
Imitations of Life : Fannie Hurst's Gaslight Sonatas
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Frontispiece; Book Title; Copyright; Contents; Ackowledgments; 1. Woman in the Big Town: Career and Life; 2. Recognition and Acclaim: Gaslight Sonatas; 3. Cinematic Visualization: The Novel; 4. Fashionable Shapes: Social Rhapsodies of the 1920s; 5. The Triumph of Industry: Women in Love; Notes; Selected Short Stories of Fannie Hurst Published Before 1933; Index; Author Bio; Back Cover
Control code
856870259
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (217 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809386635
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)856870259

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