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The Apartment Plot

Author : Pamela Robertson Wojcik
ISBN : 9780822347736
Genre : Performing Arts
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Rethinks films including Pillow Talk and Rear Window by identifying the apartment plot as a distinct genre, one in which the urban apartment figures as a central narrative device.

The Apartment Complex

Author : Pamela Robertson Wojcik
ISBN : 9781478002512
Genre : Performing Arts
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From the bachelor pad that Jack Lemmon's C. C. Baxter loans out to his superiors in Billy Wilder's The Apartment (1960) to the crumbling tenement in a dystopian Taipei in Tsai Ming-liang's The Hole (1998), the apartment in films and television series is often more than just a setting: it can motivate or shape the narrative in key ways. Such works belong to a critical genre identified by Pamela Robertson Wojcik as the apartment plot, which comprises specific thematic, visual, and narrative conventions that explore modern urbanism's various forms and possibilities. In The Apartment Complex a diverse group of international scholars discuss the apartment plot in a global context, examining films made both within and beyond the Hollywood studios. The contributors consider the apartment plot's intersections with film noir, horror, comedy, and the musical, addressing how different national or historical contexts modify the apartment plot and how the genre's framework allows us to rethink the work of auteurs and identify productive connections and tensions between otherwise disparate texts. Contributors. Steven Cohan, Michael DeAngelis, Veronica Fitzpatrick, Annamarie Jagose, Paula J. Massood, Joe McElhaney, Merrill Schleier, Lee Wallace, Pamela Robertson Wojcik

The Apartment

Author : Greg Baxter
ISBN : 9781455547715
Genre : Fiction
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A powerful and elegant debut novel about love, memory, exile, and war. One snowy December morning in an old European city, an American man leaves his shabby hotel to meet a local woman who has agreed to help him search for an apartment to rent. THE APARTMENT follows the couple across a blurry, illogical, and frozen city into a past the man is hoping to forget, and leaves them at the doorstep of an uncertain future-their cityscape punctuated by the man's lingering memories of time spent in Iraq and the life he abandoned in the United States. Contained within the details of this day is a complex meditation on America's relationship with the rest of the world, an unflinching glimpse at the permanence of guilt and despair, and an exploration into our desire to cure violence with violence. A novel about how our relationships to others-and most importantly to ourselves-alters how we see the world, THE APARTMENT perfectly captures the peculiarity and excitement of being a stranger in a strange city. Written in an affecting and intimate tone that gradually expands in scope, intensity, poetry, and drama, Greg Baxter's clear-eyed first novel tells the intriguing story of these two people on this single day. Both beguiling and raw in its observations and language, THE APARTMENT is a crisp novel with enormous range that offers profound and unexpected wisdom.

Practical Apartment Management

Author : Edward N. Kelley
ISBN : 9781572031418
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Apartment Book

Author : Carol Spier
ISBN : 1588165981
Genre : House & Home
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A decorating handbook for apartment dwellers explains how to transform large or small spaces into a home that reflects one's taste and personality, combining nearly three hundred full-color photographs, floor plans, informational sidebars, and practical tips for high-style decorating ideas that emphasize easy-to-complete, economical projects ranging from storage solutions to dealing with a tiny kitchen. Original.

The Apartment Next Door

Author : William Andrew Johnston
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Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It contains classical literature works from over two thousand years. Most of these titles have been out of print and off the bookstore shelves for decades. The book series is intended to preserve the cultural legacy and to promote the timeless works of classical literature. Readers of a TREDITION CLASSICS book support the mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion. With this series, tredition intends to make thousands of international literature classics available in printed format again - worldwide.

Buying An Apartment Off The Plan In Queensland

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The Apartment House Gwen

Author : Audrey Schrum Boenig
ISBN : 9781466944084
Genre : Fiction
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The tenants of the apartment house are busy avoiding one another—until Angie moves in. Gwen is "just a housekeeper." Why won't Jerry leave her alone?

The Suburban Apartment Boom

Author : Max Neutze
ISBN : 9781317355090
Genre : Science
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With an increase in urban crises arising from a growing population and rising affluence, and the inadequacy of conventional theories to predict the future states of the environment, Resources for the Future laid out a series of studies on the resource base of the urban environment. Originally published in 1968, this particular study examines the increase of apartment construction in the suburb including the extent of construction and the factors behind construction such as population demographics, highway construction and national and local land use policy. Neutze makes comparisons of U.S. metropolitan areas to draw conclusions on new policies which the government should consider in relation to the urban land market. This title will be of interest to students of Environmental Studies.

The Apartment Wait A Minute

Author : Giuseppe Cristiano
ISBN : 9781411656116
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A year in the life of the apartment of an aspiring young writer, forever penniless and waiting for someone to recognize his talent. And, as even sublime minds need to eat, our man decides to sublet one of the rooms in his home. And so he will make the acquaintance of a series of characters, all different from each other, but with a common denominator: creativity. We meet Massia, who plays guitar with a highly promising band; Pasolo, sculptor and slightly crazy artist; Karin, a Swedish girl seeking for the meaning of life; Jovanna and Corintia, two fashion designers and partners in real life; and, finally, Kurt, a rebellious boy fighting against the world and its rules. The James Taylor Quartet album Wait a Minute plays as soundtrack to this story, at times dark, at times funny but also dramatic. A story that takes us back to an era when everything seemed possible.

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