This Mad Masquerade: Stardom and Masculinity in the Jazz Age

Synopsis

Studlar looks at four major Hollywood male stars of the silent era--Rudolph Valentino, Douglas Fairbanks, John Barrymore, and Lon Chaney--to illuminate the cultural, ideological, and historical implications of these stars in relation to contemporary debates over changing sexual and social norms.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1996