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Exporting perilous pauline : Pearl White and serial film craze, edited by Marina Dahlquist

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Exporting perilous pauline : Pearl White and serial film craze
Title
Exporting perilous pauline
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Pearl White and serial film craze
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edited by Marina Dahlquist
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Language
eng
Summary
The American action film serials of the 1910s featured exciting stunts, film tricks, and effects set against the background of modern technology, often starring resourceful female heroines who displayed traditionally male qualities such as endurance, strength, and authority. The most renowned of these "serial queens" was Pearl White, whose career as the adventurous character Pauline developed during a transitional phase in the medium. This collection of essays explores the serial genre and its narrative patterns, marketing, and cultural reception, and historiographic importance
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index present
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non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
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Women and Film History International
Exporting perilous pauline : Pearl White and serial film craze, edited by Marina Dahlquist
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Exporting perilous pauline : Pearl White and serial film craze, edited by Marina Dahlquist
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5406/j.ctt2ttcht
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction: Why Pearl?""; ""1 Changing Views and Perspectives: Translating Pearl Whiteâ€?s American Adventures in Wartime France""; ""2 “The Best-Known Woman in the Worldâ€?: Pearl White and the American Serial Film in Sweden""; ""3 Pearl, the Swift One, or the Extraordinary Adventures of Pearl White in France""; ""4 “The Most Assassinated Woman in the Worldâ€?: Pearl White and the First Avant-Garde""; ""5 Fascinations for the Nation: American Serial Film, Czechoslovakia, and the Afterlives of Pearl""
  • ""6 Not Quite (Pearl) White: Fearless Nadia, Queen of the Stunts""""7 From Pearl White to White Rose Woo: Tracing the Vernacular Body of nÃ?xia in Chinese Silent Cinema""; ""Contributors""; ""Index""
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9780252037689
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Media type code
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